Dipolog is the capital city of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte. It is located on the northwestern of the province. It serves as the Gateway to Western Mindanao. Dipolog is known for its sardine industry and wild orchids. Besides that, this city is surrounded by beautiful natural wonders such as mountains, hills, waterfalls and beaches. There are also several heritage sites and religious sites that can be found across the city.
Iloilo and Dipolog have a dry season and wet season. Dipolog experiences its peak season during the dry season which is from September to February. It is an ideal time to travel to Dipolog because the weather is good. The visitors can do a lot of activities like hiking, swimming and others during the season. The visitors can still do all those activities during the wet season. However, heavy rainfall will occur at any time of the period. That is the reason why the wet season is the low-peak season of Dipolog City.
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 operates for international and domestic airlines 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.
Dipolog Airport - Dipolog Airport operates for the city of Dipolog. This airport handles for domestic airlines only. Among the airlines that operate in this airport are Philippine Airlines by PAL Express, Cebu Pacific and Cebu Pacific by Cebgo. This airport has one terminal only. It can serve for Airbus A320 and a large aviation plane. Dipolog Airport is located about 14.3 kilometers from the city center. For those prefer for a taxi ride, it will cost around 178.74 PHP.
Iloilo and Dipolog experience a tropical climate which consists of the dry and wet season. The average annual temperature in Dipolog City is 27.6 degrees Celsius. Many visitors come to the city during the dry season because of the lesser possibility of rainfall to happen during the period. The weather is hot and humid all day long, which makes visitors feel more convenient to travel around the city. However, the number of visitors is less during the wet season due to the massive amount of rainfall that will occasionally occur.