Caticlan is a part of Malay municipality which is located in the province of Aklan, Philippines. It serves as the gateway to Boracay Island. The location of Caticlan Airport is closer to the island. Boracay is one of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines. The island has beautiful clear blue waters and white sand beaches. Besides that, it is famous for water activities and fun nightlife.
Caticlan and Iloilo have a dry season and wet season. The dry season in Caticlan occurs from December to June. Whereas, the city will meet the wet season between July to November. Most visitors flock to Caticlan during the dry season because the weather is excellent and the sea is calm. Hence, it makes it the peak season of the city. As for the wet season, it is the low season of the city because of big waves and rainfall frequently occur.
Iloilo International Airport - Iloilo International Airport serves for Iloilo City, Iloilo Province and Western Visayas region. It owns a primary runway that supports wide-bodied aircraft, one passenger terminal and one cargo terminal. This airport manages for international and domestic flights which include Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippine AirAsia. By taking a taxi, the taxi fare will be around 400 PHP. The distance between the airport and the city center is about 18.1 kilometers.
Godofredo P. Ramos Airport - Also known as Caticlan Airport, it is situated near Boracay. This airport only handles for domestic airlines. Among the airlines that operate in this airport are Air Juan, AirSWIFT, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airline by PAL Express, SkyJet and many more. This airport has a runway of 1800 meters and 47 meters in width. It can receive the largest aircraft, the Airbus A321. The distance between Godofredo P. Ramos Airport and Caticlan is about 2.6 kilometers.
Like any other cities in the Philippines, Caticlan and Iloilo have a tropical climate. The average annual temperature in Caticlan is 27.6 degrees Celsius. The dry season in the city is an ideal time for visitors to drop by to beaches and enjoy swimming and windsurfing since the sea is very calm. Meanwhile, the weather is very humid and rainfall always happen during the wet season. It is not safe for visitors to go to the beach due to strong winds and waves.