Magong Airport Terminal
|Operator||Civil Aeronautics Administration|
The operation of the airport originally started in 1957 with focus on military personnel and cargo transportation. The construction of the new terminal began in 1966 and was subordinate to Kaohsiung Airport. The airport was officially established as Type C airport and began operations in 1 August 1977.
Airlines and destinations
|Far Eastern Air Transport||Kaohsiung, Taipei-Songshan, Zhengzhou
|Mandarin Airlines||Taichung, Taipei-Songshan|
|TransAsia Airways||Kaohsiung, Kinmen, Taipei-Songshan|
|Uni Air||Chiayi, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei-Songshan|
- On July 23, 2014, TransAsia Airways Flight 222 crashed during a second attempt landing during bad weather. The flight originated from Kaohsiung International Airport. The ATR 72-500 was carrying 58 passengers. 11 survived the initial crash but succumbed to their injuries during the following days. On the ground, 5 were injured and two homes caught fire due to the crash.
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