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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE, ICAO: RCTP) formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, also known simply as Taoyuan Airport or C.K.S. Airport, is an international airport located in Taoyuan County, about 40 km west of Taipei, Taiwan.


Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is the largest airport of Taiwan, and the main internationa hub for China Airlines and EVA Air. There is another airport serving Taipei city, the Taipei Songshan Airport, much smaller.

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The busiest international routes from Taoyuan Airport in 2014 were Hong Kong (6,9M), Tokyo (2,2M), Osaka (2M), Shanghai (1,7M) and Seoul (1,6M)
The passenger traffic in the airport grew a lot in the past 5 years. The passenger traffic in 2009 was 21 million and in 2014 35,8 million passenger used the Airport.

Terminals

There are currently 2 operative terminals in Taoyuan Airport.

 

Terminal 1: It has 18 gates and is divided in Concourse A and Concurse B. It was opened in 1979 and renovated in 2012.

Terminal 2: Was opened in 2000. It is divided in Concourse C or South, and Concourse D or North.

Terminal 1 and 2 are connected by two people mover lines, connecting concourse A to D, and B to C.

 

Both terminals are connected by a free transportation called Skytrain. This service operates in a regular basis 2-4 minutes during peak hours, and 4-8 minutes during off-peak hours.

Future Expansion

The airport is currently near its maximum capacity and congested. Terminal 2 is under an expansion project to increase the terminal capacity by 5 million passenger. The runways and jetbridges are being expanded in order to allow regular A380 flights.

 

MRT - Rapid Transit to Taipei

It is planned that a new rapid transit system between Taipei City and Taipei Taoyuan Airport in just 35 minutes will be available at the end of 2015.

 

New Terminal 3

There are some plans to build a new terminal at the airport, the Terminal 3. It will increase the capacity by 45 million passengers by 2020.

Airlines and destinations

There are more than 50 airlines operating at Taoyuan Airport, with destinations worldwide.

 

The airlines with more passenger traffic in 2014 were:

- China Airlines (10,2M)

- EVA Air (7,6M)

- Cathay Pacific (3,9M)

- TransAsia Airways (1,2M)

- China Southern Airlines (1M)

 

The countries with more passengers in 2014 were:

- China (8,1M)

- Japan (7,2M)

- Hong Kong (6,9M)

- United States (2,1M)

- South Korea (1,8M)

Transportation

- Rail: The express service is scheduled to begin service in December 2015. The Taiwan High Speed Rail Taoyuan Station is accessible by shuttle bus.

- Bus: There are several buses that link the airport to main cities and also to Rail station. The bus terminal are present in both terminals.

- Taxi: Taxi queues are located outside the arrivals hall of both terminals available 24 hours a day.

- Car Rentals: Available at both terminals. Check prices here

 

Contact information

Address: No. 9, Hangzhan S. Rd., Dayuan Dist., Taoyuan City 33758, Taiwan R.O.C.
Telephone: +886-3-273-3728