Officially opening for business in 2008, Bacolod-Silay Airport (BCD) replaced the city’s old airport and began a new era for those traveling via commercial airlines to Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines. Situated some 15km to the northeast of Bacolod City, the terminal is quickly working towards the status of being a primary gateway to the island and the region as it boasts the capabilities of hosting well over a million passengers annually. All the major domestic carriers, including national carrier Philippine Airlines, offer flights to Bacolod-Silay Airport (BCD) as do the flourishing budget airlines including Cebu Pacific, Zest Airways and Air Philippines. Nonstop routes are available to Manila and Cebu City.Passengers traveling to Bacolod-Silay Airport (BCD) can expect new, bright facilities offering standard traveler comforts including several food, snack and beverage options, various small shopping outlets, internet access, ATMs and a nursery. If you’ve got some time to kill, head upstairs, on the top level there is a popular viewing deck with panoramic views of the adjacent active runway. Ground transportation is easiest via taxi service however several bus companies offer low–cost transportation into Bacolod City, Talisay City or Silay City to passengers arriving on Flights to Bacolod-Silay Airport (BCD).