How to Get Here
Kalibos means of transportation to and from the barangays and suburbs are served by motor tricycles except for the two island barangays of Mobo and Bakhaw Norte, which uses small banca and motor boat.
Tourist buses are also available to local and foreign tourists in going to and from the island of Boracay like Boracay Island Star Express, 7l07 Island Tours, Soutwest Tours Inc., RM Boracay Tours, Vallacar Transit, Delmabel Panay Travel & Tour, Westmin, A.T. Tours, Justin Tours, JMP Travel & Tour, 3J’s Tour, RJ Boracay Travel & Tours along with L300 vans of Paradise Tours and Jophil Tours service. Kalibo is also accessible by land to all the provinces of Panay Islands.
Bus companies, Vans and multi-cabs have established their terminals in Kalibo plying all over Aklan, Iloilo, Capiz, Antique, and Caticlan Roads.Bus companies plying the strong Republic Nautical Highway have also established terminals in Kalibo.
Kalibo like other capital towns has its own airport facilities. It is classified as an International Airport and considered as one of the busiest airport in the country. Its facilities include 2,187m. x 45m. runway, (20m/100m) 93m. Macadam stopway, 80m. x 200m. Concrete apron 2.5 x 36 m.taxiway 1950 m. x 100m., 9000 sq. m. vehicular parking area, 2600 sq. m. (76m. x 35m.) terminal building, 6,105 sq.m. 7-storeys New Control Tower, 9640 sq.m. New DVOR Area and 18108 sq.m. System (Sals) area runway 23.
Considering the strategic location of Kalibo from the rest of the region and as gateway to the world most famous Boracay Island, the Kalibo International Airport is being upgraded into an all weather airport with modern landing facilities, terminals and air traffic control tower that would accommodate flights to/from the Asian countries of the world.
It is presently being developed for further expansion and modernization, operates 365 days a year servicing travelers even during Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Black Saturday, thereby, establishing itself as a major gateway to all the provinces of Panay Island servicing tourists and other passengers during those holidays. It has an operational 298 khz. frequency.
The record-breaking tourist arrivals further increased the flight frequency of the country’s airline companies servicing Aklan. It has an approximate travel time of one (1) hour to Manila. In addition, airline companies mount special flights during the peak of tourist arrivals in Boracay and during the Ati-atihan Season. Alternative flights of Sea Air, Cebu Pacific, Zest Air, and Aero lift through the Caticlan Airport are also accessible.
Kalibo does not have any port or wharf but the port in Barangay Caticlan, Malay, Aklan is accessible. The Strong Republic Nautical Highway Roll-on Roll-off and To Go Travels have their office here in Kalibo servicing Aklan passengers going to and back from Manila and Romblon. Travel time to Malay port is approximately one hour and a half.