Coalitions for Change Helps Promote Clark, Ease Manila Airport Congestion
The severe congestion in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Philippines’ international gateway, is hampering growth and investments. Designed for 30 million passengers but possessing a single runway, NAIA is prone to flight delays. Using technical analysis and coalition building, Coalitions for Change’s effort contributed to the government’s policy commitment to develop a second international gateway airport away from Manila. This story traces the events that transpired from this significant policy direction in Philippine air transport.