runway repairs - updates

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PH gears again to fix runway in West PH Sea island after delays

Jan 09, 2018 - 2:12 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he is confident China will not protest the repairs, citing improved relations with the military superpower.

PAG-ASA ISLAND. About a hundred Filipinos live in one of the biggest islands in the Spratlys.

Delay hits gov't plan to fix runway in West Philippine Sea

Aug 20, 2017 - 8:47 AM

Construction has yet to start 4 months since Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the need to immediately repair the Philippine airstrip on Pag asa Island

PAG-ASA ISLAND. About a hundred Filipinos live in one of the biggest islands in the Spratlys.

Jets allowed at Tacloban airport again May 6

May 06, 2015 - 8:45 PM

The restrictions on jets are lifted earlier than the May 10 deadline of runway repair completion

Tacloban Airport remains closed to jets until May 10

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:39 PM

As of April 24 only 40 meters of the more than 300 meters portion of the damaged runway surface have been paved

Tacloban airport closed to jets April 14-30 for repairs

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:55 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines says it aims to complete the much delayed repairs at the airport