Lanyu Airport

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Lanyu Airport
蘭嶼航空站
蘭嶼機場

Lányǔ Hángkōngzhàn
Lányǔ Jīchǎng
Lanyu Airport building front 2008.jpg
IATA: KYDICAO: RCLY
KYD is located in Taiwan
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Location of airport in Taiwan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aeronautics Administration
Ministry of National Defense
Serves Orchid Island
Location Orchid Island
Elevation AMSL 13.4 m / 44 ft
Coordinates 22°01′46″N 121°31′38″E / 22.02944°N 121.52722°E / 22.02944; 121.52722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,123 3,684 Paved

The Lanyu Airport (traditional Chinese: 蘭嶼機場; simplified Chinese: 兰屿机场; pinyin: Lányǔ Jīchǎng; (IATA: KYDICAO: RCLY)) is an airport on Orchid Island, Taitung, Republic of China. The airport does not support night time flying except for emergency medical services flights.

History[edit]

The airport was initially controlled by the military, but is now under control of the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) since 1977. Expansion was made to the airport in which it was completed in 1982. Since 1990, the CAA has initiated a series of development projects for further expansion and improvement of the airport.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Daily Air Taitung

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