Taitung Airport

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Taitung Airport
臺東航空站
臺東機場

Táidōng Hángkōngzhàn
Táidōng Jīchǎng
Taitung Airport 02.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aeronautics Administration
Ministry of National Defense
Serves Taitung City, Taiwan
Elevation AMSL 143 ft / 44 m
Coordinates 22°45′17″N 121°06′06″E / 22.75472°N 121.10167°E / 22.75472; 121.10167Coordinates: 22°45′17″N 121°06′06″E / 22.75472°N 121.10167°E / 22.75472; 121.10167
Map
TTT is located in Taiwan
TTT
TTT
Location of airport in Taiwan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,439 8,002 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Number of passengers 380,139
Aircraft movements 13,948
Sources: Civil Aeronautics Ministry[1]
Sources:[2][3]
Taitung Airport terminal
Taitung Airport air traffic control tower
Taitung Airport runway

Taitung Airport (Chinese: 臺東機場; pinyin: Táidōng Jīchǎng) (IATA: TTTICAO: RCFN) is an airport serving Taitung City, in Taitung County, Taiwan (Republic of China).[2] The airport operates from 7am to 6pm.

History[edit]

The airport sits on 153.7 hectares of land began as a holding room facility in 1977 and upgraded as an official airport on 1 July 1981. It then moved to its current site months later afterwards to meet the strategical requirements for the military. On 1 June 2001, it was promoted to become a second class airport, and in September it began its expansion construction to move industries eastwards and boost the local tourism industries.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 143 feet (44 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 04/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,439 by 45 metres (8,002 ft × 148 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Daily Air Lyudao, Lanyu
Mandarin Airlines Taipei-Songshan
Seasonal charter: Hong Kong[5]
Uni Air Taipei-Songshan

Transportation[edit]

The airport is accessible within walking distance South East from Kangle Station of the Taiwan Railways Administration.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "臺閩地區民航運輸各機場營運量-按機場分" (PDF). CAA. CAA. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Airport information for RCFN from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for TTT at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ http://www.tta.gov.tw/en/en1.asp. Retrieved 1 May 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  5. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/05/19/ci-ttthkg-jun15/

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