Kinmen Airport

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Kinmen Airport
(Kinmen Shang Yi Airport)


Jīnmén Hángkōngzhàn
Jīnmén Shàngyì Jīchǎng
Kinmen Airport 02.jpg
KNH is located in Taiwan
Location of airport in the Republic of China
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aeronautics Administration
Serves Kinmen, Fuchien
Elevation AMSL 93 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 24°25′40″N 118°21′33″E / 24.42778°N 118.35917°E / 24.42778; 118.35917Coordinates: 24°25′40″N 118°21′33″E / 24.42778°N 118.35917°E / 24.42778; 118.35917
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,001 9,846 Asphalt
Kinmen Airport runway

Kinmen Airport or Shang Yi Airport (traditional Chinese: 金門尚義機場; simplified Chinese: 金门尚义机场; pinyin: Jīnmén Shàngyì Jīchǎng) (IATA: KNHICAO: RCBS) is a civilian airport serving Kinmen, Fujian Province, Republic of China.[1] It is located at Jinhu Township of Kinmen County. It was built in 1994 as a civilian airport located at Shang-I, to the northeastern side of the original military airport. It was authorized to become a C-class airport under the direct supervision of Civil Aeronautics Administration, Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Executive Yuan.

It serves an average of 1.2 million passenger every year.


The airport resides at an elevation of 93 feet (28 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 06/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,001 by 45 metres (9,846 ft × 148 ft).[1]

A 2,580-metre connecting road links to a highway leading to two townships.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Far Eastern Air Transport Kaohsiung, Taichung (begins 22 February 2014), Taipei-Songshan
Charter: Makung[3]
Mandarin Airlines Taichung, Taipei-Songshan
TransAsia Airways Kaohsiung, Makung, Taipei-Songshan
Uni Air Chiayi, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei-Songshan

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for RCBS from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for KNH at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ Taiwan’s FAT Launches Kinmen – Makung Charter Service from August 2013

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