It is referred to as Ozamiz City and was founded in 1757. It became a city on 16th July 1948 and acted as a 3rd class city in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 141,828 people with a total land area of 169.95 square kilometers. The people of the city uses Subanon, Cebuano and Tagalog languages as their native languages. Besides that, it also has become the center for commerce, health, transportation, and education in this part of Mindanao, considering its strategic location and its peaceful atmosphere. The education in Ozamiz city enhanced by the presence of two universities in Ozamiz, La Salle University, formerly known as Immaculate Conception College (ICC) and Misamis University. Besides, the city has a good harbor location, which makes the local port serves as the principal outlet of mineral deposits, agricultural and forest products.
Ozamiz is known for its high humidity and it has some extremely humid months, and above-average humidity throughout the year. The least wet month is June and the most humid month is December. The best times to visit Ozamis City for ideal weather are early to mid-January to mid-April. As for wind, the windiest month is June, followed by May and April. Generally, the best time to book a flight to Ozamiz is two months in advance and the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
Iloilo International Airport - The Iloilo International Airport is an international airport that serves Iloilo province. It is also known as Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Iloilo by locals. The airport is located within Cabatuan, Iloilo. The distance between this airport to the nearest town, which is Iloilo City is 24 kilometers. The airlines that operate in this airport is Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippine AirAsia. This airport consists of two terminals, which is the passenger and cargo terminal. Iloilo International Airport has various shops and food stalls for you to visit while waiting for your plane to arrive or depart. For your convenience, it is easy to go in and out of the airport due to many types of transportation available in Iloilo International Airport for visitors.
Ozamiz Airport - Ozamiz Airport, also known as Labo Airport, is an airport serving the general area of the city of Ozamiz in the Philippines. It was reopened 5th July 2007, nine years after Philippine Airlines (PAL) stopped their operations using Fokker 50 and Sunriser planes and eventually went the airport to its closure due to its short runway in which cannot accommodate jet planes. Air Philippines, (a subsidiary airline of PAL), was the first airline served the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila using a B737-200 which is also the first jet plane to land the airport. The estimated passengers annually are around 291,000 passengers.
The climate in Tuguegarao is tropical and can be referred to as hot. The rainfall in Ozamiz is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month. The average annual temperature in Ozamiz is 27.3 °C. The wet season usually starts from the end of May to early December and the drier season starts from the middle of December to the middle of May.