Magong Airport

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Magong Airport
馬公航空站
馬公機場

Mǎgōng Hángkōngzhàn
Mǎgōng Jīchǎng
Magong Airport.jpg
Magong Airport Terminal

IATA: MZGICAO: RCQC

MZG is located in Taiwan
MZG
MZG
Location of airport in Taiwan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aeronautics Administration
Location Magong
Coordinates 23°34′00″N 119°37′48″E / 23.56667°N 119.63000°E / 23.56667; 119.63000Coordinates: 23°34′00″N 119°37′48″E / 23.56667°N 119.63000°E / 23.56667; 119.63000
Website mkport.gov.tw
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 9,843 3,000 Concrete

Magong Airport (Chinese: 馬公機場; pinyin: Mǎgōng Jīchǎng) (IATA: MZGICAO: RCQC) is an airport in Magong City, Penghu County, Taiwan.

History[edit]

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[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Daily Air Cimei
Far Eastern Air Transport Kaohsiung, Taipei-Songshan, Zhengzhou
Charter: Kinmen[1]
Mandarin Airlines Taichung, Taipei-Songshan
TransAsia Airways Kaohsiung, Kinmen, Taipei-Songshan
Uni Air Chiayi, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei-Songshan

Accidents[edit]

  • 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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