Laguindingan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,405 people.
Laguindingan is politically subdivided into 11 barangays, which includes:
Its most notable landmark is the Laguindingan Airport, located between Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City. It is now the new gateway to Northern Mindanao. It is where the new Laguindingan Airport is located replacing the old Lumbia Airport of Cagayan de Oro. The Cooperative that has a mission or Rural Electrification sits here which is MORESCO-1 Head Office. It has a power distribution franchise for the west part of Misamis Oriental from the towns of Opol to Lugait . It operates in 15 barrios of Cagayan de Oro City and the whole town and baranggay of Talakag, Bukidnon and portions of baranggay’s in Iligan City. Other production plants located here is the MINDOACO (Mindanao Oxygen Acetylene Corporation). Another growing industry is the hand crafted silk. The Mindanao silk which is woven by members of Ayala Beneficiaries Association Inc., based in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental affected by the construction of the airport.
Today another flourishing industry for Beach tourism being developed is also the scuba diving where the rich exotic sea creatures are found in the sea of Tubajon Laguindingan Misamis Oriental.
Due to the existence of Laguindingan International Airport and other emerging establishments, Laguindingan is expected to become a major hub for export of trade and agricultural products of Misamis Oriental. With this, tourists are expected to increase in the areas of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City. This comes with promising investment return since lot prices in the area is fast accelerating.
Also, the Philippine National Railways has a future plan to connect Laguindingan to Cagayan de Oro City. This would provide a great convenience for the people of the neighboring towns.
Laguindingan is expected to become the gateway in Northern Mindanao through the construction of International Airport, Coast Guard, Seaport (twice as big as CDO port) and Mindanao Railway.