Weather Alert: Mactan-Cebu International Airport Closure

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United States Embassy Manila, Philippines
United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines
Weather Alert: Mactan-Cebu International Airport Closure
December 17, 2021

Location: Cebu, Philippines

Event:  Suspended Operations and Cancelled Flights at Mactan-Cebu International Airport

On Thursday evening, December 16, 2021, operations at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) were suspended until further notice due to the damage caused by Typhoon Odette (Rai).

International and domestic flights have also been suspended until further notice.

Please consider the following actions:

  • Contact the American Citizen Services Unit should you need any assistance.
  •  Monitor announcements from MCIA Authorities on when airport operations will resume.
  •  Contact your airline for the latest update on your rescheduled flight.
  •  Stay current on weather developments: Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) at http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph
  •  Stay home. Plan on indoor activities.
  •  Stock up on your favorite food and drink.
  •   Ensure you have first-aid supplies.

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