A website article claims President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will revert the name of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to Manila International Airport (MIA).

On June 12, an article made the rounds online with the spurious headline: “Papalitan Na? Pres. Marcos papalitan na ang NAIA to MIA, Atty. Gadon ilibas (sic) na ang mga Ebedensiya (sic) (Will it be changed? President Marcos to rename NAIA to MIA, Atty. Gadon has evidence).”

Embedded in the article is an 11-minute YouTube video that included so-called “evidence” from Atty. Larry Gadon and bore the untrue title: “JUST IN: GOODNEWS! PRES MARCOS PAPALITAN ang NAIA to MIA? Atty.GADON may EBDENSYA (sic) PINKLAWAN IYAK (President Marcos to change NAIA to MIA? Atty. Gadon has evidence; [Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo] CRY)”

There has been no official statement from the incoming administration of Marcos on renaming the country’s main international gateway. Neither has there been any recent news report from a legitimate media organization on the alleged name change of the airport.

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