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Building height limit and other guidelines on land development near an airport

Requested from CAAP by C. Coronado at 09:51 AM on Oct 20, 2022.
Purpose: For Research
Date of Coverage: 10/20/2022 - 10/20/2022
Tracking no: #CAAP-041621011817

Coronado 09:51 AM, Oct 20, 2022

Hello Ma'am/Sir,

Good day. I would like to request information's regarding building height limit near an airport or inside the radius dictated by CAAP at their website.

Thank you and God Bless.

Receiving Officer 11:01 AM, Oct 20, 2022

October 20, 2022

Dear Christopher Ian Coronado,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 20, 2022 09:51:50 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Building height limit and other guidelines on land development near an airport.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. For Building Height Regulations near an airport, you may check these references:

1. Section 37 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9497
2. Section 707 of the IRR of National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP) 2005

For an official/formal request for Height Limitation, you will need to submit a Height Limitation application (with required documents) in order for CAAP to determine/compute the height limit at a specific location based on all standards established for the nearest Aerodrome.

For further clarifications, you may also call the OSD at (02) 7944-2068.

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