DPWH & DOTr Heads Inspect Construction of Runway Manila Project Which Will Open by June 2017


Pres. Rody Duterte's industrious Cabinet Members namely Secretary Mark Villar of DPWH and Sec. Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) inspected the construction of Manila Runway Project which is expected to be used by the Filipino public starting June 2017.


The Manila Runway Project is a pedestrian bridge, connecting the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) and the Newport City in Pasay City is one project of the Duterte administration funded by a private company.

According to DPWH Sec. Mark Villar the Manila Runway Project will be an enclosed, air-conditioned bridge with PWD-friendly facilities such as moving walkways and elevators.


During an interview with the media, Sec. Villar was quoted as saying "Once completed, Runway Manila will allow the average person to walk the distance between the airport and Newport City in less than ten minutes,” Villar said.

Sec. Villar also noted that the Runway Manila is designed to accommodate up to 2,000 persons at any time, or up to 216,000 individuals per day. The bridge is for the benefit and free use of the public and was financed by Travellers International Hotel Group Inc.


Travellers International is the developer and operator of Resorts World Manila in Newport City. According to Travellers International President and CEO Kingson Sian, the project is in line with Pres. Duterte's commitment to champion Philippine tourism.

Source: Mark Villar FB Page / PhilStar



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