Pingtung Airport

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Pingtung Airport North

屏東航空站
屏東機場

Píngdōng Hángkōngzhàn
Píngdōng Jīchǎng
屏東航空站.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aeronautics Administration
ServesPingtung, Taiwan
Elevation AMSL24 m / 78 ft
Coordinates22°41′43″N 120°28′40″E / 22.69528°N 120.47778°E / 22.69528; 120.47778
Map
PIF is located in Taiwan
PIF
PIF
Location of airport in Taiwan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,438 8,000 Asphalt
Pingtung Airport South / Pingtung AFB

空軍屏東基地

Kōngjūn Píngdōng Jīdì
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMinistry of National Defense
ServesPingtung City
Elevation AMSL24 m / 78 ft
Coordinates22°40′20″N 120°27′42″E / 22.67222°N 120.46167°E / 22.67222; 120.46167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
9/27 2,383 7,828 Asphalt

Pingtung Airport (Chinese: 屏東機場; pinyin: Píngdōng Jīchǎng) are two airports in Pingtung City, Pingtung County, Taiwan (IATA: PIF, ICAO: RCSQ). The two airports are under the control of the Civil Aeronautics Administration. Pingtung Airport was established on 28 November 1994 at the old art exhibition hall at the Pingtung Culture Centre. This northern terminal was designated the public airport terminal, while the south part became the Republic of China Air Force base.[1]

With the completion of the new building on 17 May 2005, the airport relocated to the southern airfield. The airports plan is to eventually relocate back to the north facilities.

Military Operations[edit]

Pingtung Airbase is home to 439th Combined Wing (439聯隊):

The 103rd Squadron flying C-119G/L transport were all retired 1997-1998.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(PIF) Pingtung Airport". Flightstats.com. Retrieved 2014-05-15.