Iloilo is a beautiful city located in Panay Island, Philippines. It is known as the 'Heart of the Philippines' due to its central location in Philippine Archipelago. The people of Iloilo speaks in Hiligaynon language and use English in business and education. Spanish colonized it. Therefore, the buildings in this city are heavily influenced by the Spanish design concept.
Iloilo is also known as a top tourist city. Therefore, you have to plan out your tentative properly so that you will get to enjoy the beauty of the city in comfort. The best time to visit this city is from the end of January to early April due to its best weather. The precipitation recorded the least throughout the period mentioned, with an average temperature ranging from 22 degrees Celcius to 33 degrees Celcius. Be informed that the peak times, where the city is crowded with visitors, are in March and October. The hotel rates and flight tickets will be expensive during these peak months.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport – Also called Davao International Airport, it is listed as the third busiest airport in the country. It operates international and domestic flights including flights to Iloilo under Cebu Pacific airline.
Iloilo Internation Airport – Known as Iloilo Airport, Cabatuan Airport and even Santa Barbara Airport, it is located at Iloilo Airport Access Road, Cabatuan 5031, Iloilo which is approximately 24 kilometers away from Iloilo city center. Driving from the city through the Old Iloilo – Capiz Rd will take about 23 minutes with smooth traffic condition. It is the fourth busiest airport in the Philippines as it is the primary gateway to the city itself, the entire region of Panay island as well as its neighboring provinces. It operates domestic and international flights to and from Iloilo. Among the airlines operated are Cebu Pacific that operates international flights to Singapore and Hong Kong, Philippines Airlines and Philippines AirAsia.
Iloilo City is affected by the tropical climate, similar to Davao city. The temperature varies from 24 degrees Celcius to 31 Degree Celcius. Thus, it does not have significant seasons of cold and hot. However, it is significant to discuss precipitation. May to November record-high percentage of chance of precipitation which the highest is in September. While December to April record low percentage of rain which the lowest is in March.