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GES Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GES / RPMR
Airport Names:
  1. General Santos International Airport
  2. Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Heneral SantosTugpahanang Pangkalibutanon sa Heneral SantosPangkalibutan nga Hulugpaan sang Heneral Santos
Location: General Santos City, Philippines
GPS Coordinates: 6°3'29"N by 125°5'45"E
Area Served: General Santos City
Operator/Owner: Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 505 feet (154 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about General Santos International Airport (GES):

  • The first international chartered flight to land in General Santos International Airport was of former President Fidel V.
  • Because of General Santos International Airport's relatively low elevation of 505 feet, planes can take off or land at General Santos International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from General Santos International Airport (GES) is Itaituba Airport (ITB), which is nearly antipodal to General Santos International Airport (meaning General Santos International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Itaituba Airport), and is located 12,290 miles (19,779 kilometers) away in Itaituba, Pará, Brazil.
  • The closest airport to General Santos International Airport (GES) is Allah Valley Airport (AAV), which is located 32 miles (51 kilometers) NW of GES.
  • Bigger aircraft such as Boeing 747-400, Airbus 340 and Airbus 330 come to the airport due to tuna cargo and increase of passengers, leaving the airport as the only domestic destination of the Philippine Airlines besides PAL Express.
  • In addition to being known as "General Santos International Airport", another name for GES is "Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Heneral SantosTugpahanang Pangkalibutanon sa Heneral SantosPangkalibutan nga Hulugpaan sang Heneral Santos".
  • Philippine Airlines A340-300 Aircraft
  • General Santos International Airport handled 611,274 passengers last year.
  • General Santos International Airport (GES) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from General Santos International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from General Santos International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
131.86 miles (51.27 km) NWAllah Valley Airport (AAV)Surallah, South Cotabato, PhilippinesView Allah Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Allah Valley Airport Set AAV as destination Airport Get more information about Allah Valley Airport
282.85 miles (133.33 km) NNEFrancisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO)Davao City, PhilippinesView Francisco Bangoy International Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco Bangoy International Airport Set DVO as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Bangoy International Airport
397.74 miles (157.30 km) NWAwang Airport (CBO)Cotabato City, PhilippinesView Awang Airport on a map View satellite image of Awang Airport Set CBO as destination Airport Get more information about Awang Airport
4101.60 miles (163.50 km) NEMati Airport (MXI)Mati, Davao Oriental, PhilippinesView Mati Airport on a map View satellite image of Mati Airport Set MXI as destination Airport Get more information about Mati Airport
5129.13 miles (207.81 km) NNWMalabang Airport (MLP)Malabang, Lanao del Sur, PhilippinesView Malabang Airport on a map View satellite image of Malabang Airport Set MLP as destination Airport Get more information about Malabang Airport
6155.42 miles (250.12 km) NNWMaria Cristina Airport (IGN)Baloi, Lanao del Norte, PhilippinesView Maria Cristina Airport on a map View satellite image of Maria Cristina Airport Set IGN as destination Airport Get more information about Maria Cristina Airport
7166.01 miles (267.16 km) NWPagadian Airport (PAG)Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, PhilippinesView Pagadian Airport on a map View satellite image of Pagadian Airport Set PAG as destination Airport Get more information about Pagadian Airport
8166.77 miles (268.38 km) SNaha Airport (NAH)Tahuna, IndonesiaView Naha Airport on a map View satellite image of Naha Airport Set NAH as destination Airport Get more information about Naha Airport
9169.90 miles (273.42 km) NNWLabo Airport (OZC)Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, PhilippinesView Labo Airport on a map View satellite image of Labo Airport Set OZC as destination Airport Get more information about Labo Airport
10170.14 miles (273.81 km) NNEBislig Airport (BPH)Bislig City, Surigao del Sur, PhilippinesView Bislig Airport on a map View satellite image of Bislig Airport Set BPH as destination Airport Get more information about Bislig Airport
11178.49 miles (287.25 km) SEMelangguane Airport (MNA)Melangguane, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaView Melangguane Airport on a map View satellite image of Melangguane Airport Set MNA as destination Airport Get more information about Melangguane Airport
12181.84 miles (292.65 km) NNWLaguindingan Airport (CGY)Cagayan de Oro City, PhilippinesView Laguindingan Airport on a map View satellite image of Laguindingan Airport Set CGY as destination Airport Get more information about Laguindingan Airport
13201.61 miles (324.47 km) NButuan-Bancasi Airport (BXU)Butuan City, PhilippinesView Butuan-Bancasi Airport on a map View satellite image of Butuan-Bancasi Airport Set BXU as destination Airport Get more information about Butuan-Bancasi Airport
14208.66 miles (335.80 km) NWIpil Airport (IPE)Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, PhilippinesView Ipil Airport on a map View satellite image of Ipil Airport Set IPE as destination Airport Get more information about Ipil Airport
15213.19 miles (343.10 km) NWDipolog Airport (DPL)Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, PhilippinesView Dipolog Airport on a map View satellite image of Dipolog Airport Set DPL as destination Airport Get more information about Dipolog Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from General Santos International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from General Santos International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,290.38 miles (19,779.40 km) SSEItaituba Airport (ITB)Itaituba, Pará, BrazilView Itaituba Airport on a map View satellite image of Itaituba Airport Set ITB as destination Airport Get more information about Itaituba Airport
212,185.63 miles (19,610.82 km) SSantarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport (STM)Santarém, Pará, BrazilView Santarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport on a map View satellite image of Santarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport Set STM as destination Airport Get more information about Santarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport
312,170.42 miles (19,586.34 km) SWAltamira Airport (ATM)Altamira, Pará, BrazilView Altamira Airport on a map View satellite image of Altamira Airport Set ATM as destination Airport Get more information about Altamira Airport
412,169.66 miles (19,585.13 km) SSEJúlio Belém Airport (PIN)Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilView Júlio Belém Airport on a map View satellite image of Júlio Belém Airport Set PIN as destination Airport Get more information about Júlio Belém Airport
512,168.06 miles (19,582.55 km) SEMaués Airport (MBZ)Maués, Amazonas, BrazilView Maués Airport on a map View satellite image of Maués Airport Set MBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Maués Airport
612,161.14 miles (19,571.40 km) SSEPiloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport (AFL)Alta Floresta, BrazilView Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport on a map View satellite image of Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport Set AFL as destination Airport Get more information about Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport
712,152.65 miles (19,557.75 km) SOrlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport (MBK)Matupá, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Orlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Orlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport Set MBK as destination Airport Get more information about Orlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport
812,104.41 miles (19,480.11 km) SSEPorto de Trombetas Airport (TMT)Porto Trombetas, Oriximiná, Pará, BrazilView Porto de Trombetas Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto de Trombetas Airport Set TMT as destination Airport Get more information about Porto de Trombetas Airport
912,099.96 miles (19,472.94 km) WCarajás Airport (CKS)Carajás, Pará, BrazilView Carajás Airport on a map View satellite image of Carajás Airport Set CKS as destination Airport Get more information about Carajás Airport
1012,091.04 miles (19,458.59 km) WSWXinguara Airport (XIG)Xinguara, Pará, BrazilView Xinguara Airport on a map View satellite image of Xinguara Airport Set XIG as destination Airport Get more information about Xinguara Airport
1112,054.39 miles (19,399.61 km) SEJuruena Airport (JRN)Juruena, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Juruena Airport on a map View satellite image of Juruena Airport Set JRN as destination Airport Get more information about Juruena Airport
1212,046.03 miles (19,386.16 km) SSWSerra do Areão Airport (MEU)Almeirim, Pará, BrazilView Serra do Areão Airport on a map View satellite image of Serra do Areão Airport Set MEU as destination Airport Get more information about Serra do Areão Airport
1312,037.56 miles (19,372.53 km) WJoão Correa da Rocha Airport (MAB)Marabá, Pará, BrazilView João Correa da Rocha Airport on a map View satellite image of João Correa da Rocha Airport Set MAB as destination Airport Get more information about João Correa da Rocha Airport
1412,033.22 miles (19,365.54 km) SSEInácio Luís do Nascimento Airport (JUA)Juara, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Inácio Luís do Nascimento Airport on a map View satellite image of Inácio Luís do Nascimento Airport Set JUA as destination Airport Get more information about Inácio Luís do Nascimento Airport
1512,033.09 miles (19,365.34 km) ESEPonta Pelada Airport (PLL)Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilView Ponta Pelada Airport on a map View satellite image of Ponta Pelada Airport Set PLL as destination Airport Get more information about Ponta Pelada Airport