Coron is a municipality located in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, the city has approximately 52,000 people. It comprises the eastern half of Busuanga Island, all of Coron Island and about 50 other minor islets stretching as far as Tara Island in the north-east and Canipo Island in the south. It is also the commercial capital of the Calamian Islands.
The busiest month for tourism in Coron, the Philippines in April, followed by March and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Coron in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPS) - This international airport serves the surrounding areas of Puerto Princesa as well as the regions around Palawan. In 2017, it completed the construction of its new passenger terminal and cargo terminal buildings, sporting newer facilities and cargo bays. The airport can now hold approximately 700 passengers per hour, receiving 2 million passengers annually.
Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU) - This airport is formerly known as the Busuanga Airport. It serves the general area of Coron as well as the surrounding areas in the province of Palawan. The airport was named after the mayor of Coron who administrated the city from 1936 to 1939, Francisco B. Reyes. He donated the land for the construction of the airport. The airport is also a hub for Philippine Airlines, Air Juan, AirSWIFT, Cebu Pacific and SkyJet.
Like most regions in the Philippines, Coron experiences a tropical monsoon climate with little variation in the weather temperature. The weather all-year-round is humid with rain occurring about half of the year. If you wish to visit Coron during its warm weather with less chance of rain, you should choose between April to May. The warmest month is May where temperatures can reach as high as 89.6°F (32°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.