Bacolod is in the city in the Philippines. It is the most populous city in the Western Visayas. Bacolod is also the second most populous city in the Visayas after Cebu City. Bacolod also the center of the Bacolod Metropolitan Area which includes Silay and Talisay city. Together with the other two cities, Bacolod has a population of 791,091 people which covers an area of 578.65 sq. Kilometers. Bacolod is well known for its Maskara Festival.
Best time to visit is during October. The temperature and weather in that month are very suitable for outdoor and sightseeing activities. However, hotel and flight fares will be much more expensive than the other months. You can also visit Bacolod when the locals are celebrating the Maskara Festival. It is a colorful fiesta with a parade of smiling masks.
Puerto Princesa International Airport - This is the only airport that serves Puerto Princesa. It is located within the city limit, just around seven kilometers from the city hall. The airport got its new passenger terminal in 2017 to accommodate the increasing number of passengers. In 2018, the Perto Princesa International Airport handled more than 2 million passengers. There are several local and international airlines providing services at Puerto Princesa International Airport, connecting the city to other cities in the Philippines and Taipei and South Korea. Transportations from the airport are plenty such as taxis, buses and car rentals together with the unique Philippines vehicle, the Jeepneys.
Bacolod-Silay Airport - Bacolod-Silay Airport is an airport in Bacolod that serving Bacolod. Bacolod-Silay Airport is the main airport serving the general area of Metro Bacolod, in the Negros Island Region of the Philippines. Bacolod-Silay Airport is located 15 km Northeast of Bacolod. The Bacolod-Silay Airport is located on a 181-hectare site in Barangay Bagtic, Silay, Negros. The IATA and ICAO airport codes of this Bacolod-Silay Airport is inherited by the Bacolod City Domestic Airport that was replaced in 2008. Bacolod-Silay Airport is capable of handling international air traffic. Bacolod-Silay Airport also one of the busiest airport serving Negros Island. The other busiest airport is the Dumaguete Airport in Sibulan. The Bacolod-Silay Airport is rated as a Principal Class 1 Domestic Airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. It is a body of the Department of Transportation that responsible for the operations of all public airports in the Philippines except the major international airports. Bacolod-Silay Airport has one primary runway, which is 45 meters wide and 2,002 meters. Currently, the Bacolod-Silay Airport can handle aircraft as large as the Airbus A330. Many airlines provide service to and from this Bacolod-Silay Airport to other parts of Philippines city such as Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. Cebu Pacific flies to Clark, Davao and Manila while Philippine Airlines fly to Cebu, Clark and Manila from Bacolod-Silay Airport.
Bacolod has a temperature of 23 °C to 32 °C throughout the year. April and May are the hottest months in Bacolod.