Legazpi

Legazpi International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Legazpi, Bikol: Pankinàban na Palayogan nin Legazpi) (IATA: LGP, ICAO: RPLP) in the Philippines is a major airport in the Bicol Region, serving the vicinity of Legazpi, the capital city of Albay. It has a single runway with dimensions of 2280 x 36 meters, longer than those of the former airports of Bacolod (1958 x 30 meters) and Iloilo City (2100 x 43 meters). The airport can handle medium-sized civilian jets and military aircraft.

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Legaspi

Legazpi, officially the City of Legazpi (Bikol: Ciudad nin Legazpi; Filipino: Lungsod ng Legazpi) and often referred to as Legazpi City, is a component city and the capital of the province of Albay in the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 196,639. Legazpi City is the administrative center and largest city of the Bicol Region. It is a center of tourism, education, health services, commerce and transportation in the Bicol Region. The city is composed of two districts: Legazpi Port and Old Albay district. Mayon Volcano, one of the Philippines' most popular icons and tourist destinations, is partly within the city's borders. Legazpi was recognized as the most business-friendly city in Southern Luzon in 2007 by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2014, the city was ranked second among the top three livable cities in the Philippines in the Livable Cities Design Challenge organized by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. In 2016, Legazpi was named overall third most competitive component city in the Philippines by the National Competitiveness Council.

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