Taipei/Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
RCTP
IATA Code: 
TPE
Summary
ICAO Region: 
APAC
Territory: 
Location: 
Taoyuan, Northern Taiwan
Serving: 
Taipei
Elevation: 
119 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
25° 4' 47.203" N, 121° 14' 0.356" E
Airport LOS: 
Parallel Runway Operation
Airport WX: 
Tropical Revolving Storm
Metar
Observation
RCTP 270200Z 02009KT 7000 FEW004 SCT006 BKN015 21/19 Q1019 NOSIG RMK A3009
Station
Chiang Kai Shek
Date/Time
2022-01-27 02:00:00
Wind direction
20°
Wind speed
09 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
21°C
Dew point
19°C
Humidity
88%
QNH
1019 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is an international airport located in Dayuan Township, Taoyuan County, Taiwan. It is one of three Taiwanese airports with regular international flights. Opened in 1979, the airport was known as Chiang Kai-shek International Airport until the name was changed in 2006 to its current name.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall is associated with large storms.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
6/24 3350 60 CON Yes/Yes
5/23 3660 60 CON Yes/Yes
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