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Flights to Butuan City

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Book flights to Butuan City

Butuan City is located in the northern region of Mindanao, Philippines. If you're interested in a destination with both historical and natural attractions, Butuan City could be a good choice. People interested in history will find the Balangay Shrine Museum fascinating. It houses impressive, preserved balangays, ancient wooden boats used by Filipinos. You can also visit archaeological sites or the Butuan National Museum to learn more about the region's past. If you enjoy nature, Butuan offers options like a boat cruise on the Agusan River, a chance to see wildlife in its natural habitat. There are also several parks and eco-parks in the area where you can relax or go for a hike. Overall, Butuan City provides a mix of historical and natural attractions, making it a well-rounded destination for many types of travellers.

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Airports near Butuan City

There are multiple ways to reach Butuan City - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Butuan City.

Bancasi Airport

Located in Butuan City itself, Bancasi Airport is the closest and most convenient option for travellers. It is a commercial passenger airport with regular domestic flights to and from major cities in the Philippines.


Laguindingan Airport

Situated approximately 130 kilometres away from Butuan City, Laguindingan Airport is the next closest option. While it requires a drive of around 2-3 hours, it is a major regional airport serving Cagayan de Oro City. From there, you can take a connecting flight or continue your journey by road to Butuan City.


Francisco Bangoy International Airport

Located in Davao City, around 250 kilometres from Butuan City, Francisco Bangoy International Airport is another option for travellers. It is a larger international airport with direct flights to and from various destinations in Asia. From Davao City, you can either take a connecting flight or travel by road to reach Butuan City.


Mactan-Cebu International Airport

Although it is further away from Butuan City, Mactan-Cebu International Airport is a major international airport in the Philippines. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. If you choose to fly into Cebu City, you can then take a connecting flight or travel by ferry and road to reach Butuan City.

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Buy your flights to Butuan City and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Butuan City upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Butuan City into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Butuan City

With a wealth of sights to see in Butuan City, here are our top 3:

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Balangay Shrine Museum

This fascinating museum is a must-visit for history buffs. It houses the remnants of the Balangay 1 Boat, a National Cultural Treasure that dates back to 320 AD. The museum's compelling exhibits tell the story of Butuan's ancient maritime culture, capturing visitors' attention and sparking their interest in the city's rich history.

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Agusan River

Known as the third longest river in the Philippines, the Agusan River is a natural wonder that offers breathtaking views and exciting activities. Its vast expanse and lush surroundings appeal to the desire for adventure and exploration. Whether you're cruising down the river or simply enjoying the scenery, the Agusan River promises an unforgettable experience.

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Banza Church Ruins

The hauntingly beautiful Banza Church Ruins are a testament to Butuan's resilience. Once a grand stone church, it was reduced to ruins during World War II. Today, it stands as a poignant reminder of the past, stirring a deep sense of awe and reverence. Its historical significance and unique charm make it a must-see attraction for any visitor.

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