Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan TPE Airport Overview

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport TPE - referred to as TTIA -  is Taiwan's busiest airport.  In early 2013 Airports Council International (ACI) has voted it as number 10 among world-wide Airports of its size;  for both years 2014 & 2015 it received the Airport Service Quality Award; and and 'third-best airport' in the 20M passenger Asia-Pacific category.
The Airport is located in the Dayuan Township, in Taoyuan County, Republic of China, situated on the northern end of the Island of Taiwan, and approximately 40 km or a 50-minute car ride from downtown Taipei, and accessible via National Highway 2, and offers excellent transportation to all parts of the country, including to other airports.

With 2 long runways and serving nearly million passengers per year, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is hub to China Airline and EVA Air, and is served by a multitude of national and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. 
The Noth runway was reopened year-end 2015 - able to accommodate the Airbus A380 and inceasing hourly flights to 50.
United Airlines is offering a Taipei-Sa Francisco (SFO) route.

Reaching Airport facilities by car: All terminals, parking facilities & Hotel are located on the circle road of Hangzhan Road, which you enter at the Airport's southern end, ending at the northern end with a curve leading out of the Airport.  From Freeway 1 (Sun Yat Sen Freeway) to Fwy 2 (Dayuan Interchange) - to Hangjan S. Rd. to Airport: - left way to Aviation Museum - pass Terminal 3 construction site  - on to parking lot 2, Terminal 2, Parking lot 3, Control tower, Parking lot 2, Terminal 1 and Parking Lot 1 (the curve is leading back out on Hangzhan N. Road).

The on-Airport 'EvergreenTransit Hotel' is located at the Airport entrance.

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has currently  two passenger terminal - T1 and T2 - connected by  the free SkyTrain. Terminal service counter contacts: T1: +886-3-273-5081 T2: +886-3-273-5086. 
Present and futureAirport developments: The following projects have just been, or will be completed:
- Opening of new Plaza Premium Lounge Spring 2016;
- The new RT Line ( (express train to the City) will take 37 minutes; while its official opening has again been postponed to June 2016.
- Starting T2 expansion, to be completed 2017; 
- [?? construct a smaller Terminal 4 (at current T1's parking lot)  prior to completion of ongoing new Terminal 3 construction ??];
- Constructing new multi-functional Terminal 3 with a capacity of 45M passengers annually - to be located across from Parking Lot 4 of T2 : After  preliminary work of WC taxiway relocation at west side - construction on new T3 started April 2016. Its concourse with aprons at south, north & west of the new terminal will cover 72 hectars -  all to be completed by 2020.
- Adding a third runway and the expansion of the free trade zone at the Airport are to start in 2020.



 


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