One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines in Cagayan de Oro. It is referred to as CDO and acts as a first-class highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao, Philippines. The City of Cagayan de Oro is located along the north-central coast of Mindanao island facing Macajalar Bay and is bordered by the municipalities of Opol to the west, Tagoloan to the east, and the provinces of Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the south of the city. Besides that, it also serves as the regional center and business hub of Northern Mindanao (Region X), and part of the growing Metropolitan Cagayan de Oro area, which includes the city of El Salvador, the towns of Opol, Alubijid, Laguindingan, Gitagum at the western side, and the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria at the eastern side. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 675,950 people making it the 10th most populous city in the Philippines.
The Camiguin has perfect weather all year round. The best time to fly to Cagayan de Oro is during summer season because it is suitable for outdoor activities and water activities. Lanzones Festival also happens in October and most locals would advise you to come during these times although you can visit any time of the year. From December to January, there is heavy rainfall or too rainy from December to January. So it's better if you mentally prepare yourself ahead of time. It is advisable for visitors to check the weather reports before going to this town.
Camiguin Airport - Camiguin Airport is an airport serving the general area of Mambajao located in the province of Camiguin in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, a body of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations of not only this airport but also of all other airports in the Philippines except the major international airports. The main airline that serves the flight route is Cebu Pacific.
Laguindingan Airport – Laguindingan Airport is the main airport that serves the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. It is classified as a Principal Domestic Airport Class 1 by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), a body of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) responsible for implementing policies on civil aviation to assure safe, economical and efficient air travel, and the handling of operations at airports. The airport sits on a 4.17 square kilometres site in Barangay Moog, Laguindingan and is 46 kilometres from Cagayan de Oro and 57 kilometres from Iligan. This airport started its operation on June 15, 2013, and replaced Lumbia Airport in Barangay Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro. As of 2019, Laguindingan was the sixth-busiest airport in the country with an estimate of two million passengers passing through it.
Cagayan de Oro’s climate is under the hot sun for most of the time. Under the Köppen climate classification system, Cagayan de Oro has a tropical climate with an annual average temperature of 28 °C. In June 1998, the city recorded its highest temperature to date of 39 °C. This city receives the least rainfall throughout the year. The driest months are March and April while August and September are the wettest months. The rainy or wet season lasts from June until November with the relatively drier seasons lasting from December until May.