Everyone called him the "Amerikano." At the Larap
mines, houses were provided for the Americans and their families, and my mother ran a sari-sari store and my three older sisters went to school there.
It is a local government project of Jose Panganiban, a Flagship Development Project titled Larap Integrated Development Project (LIDP).
The Larap Regional Airport is designed as an open, resort type, all-weather passenger terminal with a 4,000sq.m hangar, control tower, and an emergency service (fire / rescue) building inclusive of equipment.