Davao is a city located in Mindanao Island, Philippines. It is considered to be a 1st class highly urbanized city. Davao is the largest city in the Philippines. Davao has slowly become one of the top tourist spots in the Philippines. It has many beautiful landscapes, fruit plantations, orchid farms, virgin forest and not to mention beautiful untouched corals at the sea bed and also the presence of Mount Apo which is the highest mountain in the country.
The climate in Davao is tropical year-round with an average temperature of 25-34 degrees Celsius. Cebu or Philippines has only two seasons, which is wet and dry seasons where rainfall can be heavy during the wet or monsoon season and humidity during the hotter months can be high. The best time to visit Davao would be between the months of late December to early January. During this period, the rain will lessen, but the temperature is still pleasant and cool. There will not also be any typhoons hitting the island during this period too. However, it is always advisable for visitors to check the weather reports before going to this town. During this period, you will find better flight tickets and hotel deals.
Laoag International Airport - Laoag International Airport is the main airport that serves the area of Laoag, which is also the capital of Ilocos Narte. This airport is an international airport and happens to be the only airport Illocos Narte and northernmost area of the Philippines. Many tourists from China would come to Laoag. This airport also has a runway with a length of 2420 meters. Only two airlines operate at this airport and they are Philippine Airlines operated by PAL Express flying to Manila and also Royal Air Philippines flying to Clark and also Macau.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport - Francisco Bangoy International is the main airport in Davao. In the whole of Mindanao, this airport is considered to be the busiest airport available. There is a 3000-meter runway. The airport also has a new terminal to accommodate domestic and international flights to and from Davao. The airport can handle up to 2 million passengers in a year. The city aims to be the hub for tourism and foreign investment in the region. Hence they have ensured the airport can take in the capacity. There are already plans to better the airport. Some of the airlines that operate here are Cathay Dragon, Qatar Airways, SilkAir and several others.
Davao is located in the coastal region of the Philippines. Hence the city has a tropical marine climate. This resulted in the city having two seasons. One season is the dry season while the other one is the wet season. Between April to May, Davao will be experiencing their hottest months of the year. December to January are the cooler months in the year.