Also dubbed by the locals as the "Timber Capital of the Philippines”, Butuan is an urban city located in Agusan Del Norte, in Northern Mindanao. It is the former provincial capital of Agusan Del Norte. Butuan City is also the home of the balanghais that were excavated in the mid-'70s and are believed to have been used as early 320AD. No matter if you are a solo traveller or travelling with family, Butuan has something to offer.
Butuan is similar to other Filpino cities. There are occurrences of rain showers even though it is mostly warm year-round. It is recommended that you visit Butuan from March to June, as it is sunny during this time. The months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Butuan are September, August, and then April. However, it’s most likely to rain in January. It is also best to avoid visiting Butuan in August as it is the busiest,
Zamboanga International Airport - Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM) is the main airport serving Zamboanga City in the Philippines. The airport is Mindanao's third-busiest airport after Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City covering a total land area of 270 hectares. This airport handles flight to and from destinations such as Cebu, Davao, Tawi-Tawi, Jolo, Manila and Cotobato. Some of the airlines that operate here include Cebu Pacific, Philippines Airlines and Platinum Skies.
Bancasi Airport - Bancasi Airport (BXU) is the airport that operates in the general area of the city of Butuan, located in the province of Agusan del Norte. It is the only airport in the province and the largest in Caraga. This airport handles flights to Manila and Cebu operated by Cebu Pacific and Philippines Airlines. This is a relatively small airport. Therefore travellers shouldn't be expecting world-class facilities here.
The average temperatures in Butuan do not vary much. Like any other cities, the temperature is hot year-round. If you prefer to visit during the warmest months, it is suggested that you visit in May, June, and then August where it can reach up to 34°C and dropping below 24.8°C at night.