The Philippines is a country with a lot of small islands that are located in the South-East Asia region and it is known in the world for being one of the top tourist destinations. One of the cities in the country that is very famous for its outdoor adventures would be Cagayan de Oro.
Cagayan de Oro is a city that experiences a high temperature all year round with a slight chance of rainfall. The city is said to be free of the typhoon, unlike other cities in the Philippines but Cagayan de Oro is still unable to skip some light rain showers. The warmest month is best visited around April to June. The peak season would be from May to August and during this time tourists are lined up to join in for the city's festivals and parades.
Cotabato Airport (CBO)– This airport is an airport that generally serves Cotabato city and it is also known as the Awang Airport. It is classified as a main domestic airport by the Philippines's Civil Aviation Authority. Cotabato Airport is also the 20th busiest airport to operate in the Philippines with an annual number of passengers of nearly 300,000 people, aircraft movements of nearly 3,000 and these numbers are increasing year by year. However, it does not serve the city by handling major international flights. It is located in the Maguindanao province, about 7 km away from the centre of Cotabato City. An international airport is expected to be built in June 2019 to serve the Cotabato City.
Laguindingan Airport – This airport is Cagayan de Oro and Iligan's main airport. It is also the second busiest airport in Mindanao after Davao City's Francisco Bangoy International Airport and it is the 6th busiest airport in the Philippines with an estimation of more than 2 million passenger movements. With a single runway of 45 m wide and 2100 m long, this airport can manage about four takeoffs and landings per hour. The airport offers essential accommodations along with upholding international standards of safety and operation protocols. Laguindingan Airport is also able to accommodate approximately 1.6 million passengers per year.
Cotabato is usually warm, humid and rainy throughout the year. Cotabato is the warmest around April with a temperature of 33.8℃ with a temperature drop of 23.4℃ during the night. Cagayan de Oro is hot throughout the year, but there is a slight chance of rain to occur around March.
There are plenty of beautiful places to visit in Cagayan de Oro and to name a few are: