Kaohsiung International Airport

Kaohsiung Airport, also known as Xiaogang Airport, is situated at Xiaogang District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Province. Covering an area of 244 acres, it has two terminals with international one of 70, 985 square meters (84,897 square yards) and domestic one of 17,500 square meters (20,930 square yards). It includes 32 aircraft stands and a runway of 3,150 meters (3,445 yards). It also serves as an alternate landing area for Taoyuan International Airport.


Kaohsiung Airport Code: KHH


It is located in  Xiaogang District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Province, China, 7.5 kilometers (5 miles) away from downtown.


Airlines Companies

China Airlines (AI), Juneyao Airlines (HO), EVA Air (BR), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), UNI Air (B7), Mandarin Airlines (AE), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Far Eastern Air (FE), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Cathay Dragon Airlines (KA), Air Macau (NX), Tigerair Taiwan (IT)


Kaohsiung Airport Flights Schedule

Kaohsiung Airport opens many flights to/from cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Kunming, Hong Kong, Macau, Quanzhou, Nanjing and so on
To/ From Frequency (weekly) Travel Time
Beijing 1 on each Mon. 3H50M
Shanghai 3 on each day 2H15M
Guangzhou 1 on each Wed. Thurs. 1H45M
Shenzhen 1 on each Thurs. Sun. 1H40M
Wuhan 1 on each Tue. Thurs. Fri.
2 on each Sun.
Kunming 1 on each Tue. Sun. 3H20M
Changsha 1 on each Tue. Fri. 2H15M
Hangzhou 1 on each Mon. Fri. Sat.
2 on each Wed.
Xiamen Daily 1H30M
Hong Kong 10 on each day 1H30M
Macau 3 on each Wed. Sat.
4 on each Mon. Tue.
5 on each Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Quanzhou 1 on each Mon. Fri. 1H20M
Nanjing 1 on each Mon. Fri. Sun. 2H25M
Wuxi 1 on each Mon. Tue. Thurs. Fri. Sat. 2H30M/2H50M
Ningbo 1 on each Tue. Fri. 2H
Fuzhou 1 on each Mon. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sun. 1H40M


How to Travel between the Airport and Downtown Kaohsiung


1: By Taipei Metro Red Line: Xiaogang – Nangangshan

Main Spots: Xiaogang – Kaohsiung International Airport – Zhongshan Road – Kaohsiung Railway Station – Bo’ai Road – Zuoying Railway Station – Nangangshan Station
Operating Hours: 06:00-23:40
Ticket Fare: NT$20

2: By Taxi

It takes 30 – 60 minutes and costs NT$300.


How to Travel between Airport and Kenting

1: Airport Shuttle Bus

Route: Airport – Chaozhou – Fangliao – Haikou – Checheng – NMMBA – Hengchun – Nanwan – Kenting
Operating Time: From Airport: 10:10, 11:10, 12:50, 13:50, 16:10, 17:10, 18:50, 19:50; From Kenting: 08:10, 09:50, 10:50, 13:10, 14:10, 15:50, 16:50, 19:10
Ticket Fare: NT$ 400

2: Chartered Bus

You can also charter a bus with other people which may cost NT$ 500 per person.


How to Travel from the Airport to Tainan

First, take the Taipei red line at the airport and get off at Zuoying Railway Station, it takes about 30 minutes and NT$50. Then, take the railway to Tainan Railway Station, which takes about 35 minutes and costs NT$100. The trains from Gaoxiong to Tainan operate from 06:03 to 21:10 with 29 trains each day.


Attractions in Kaohsiung

1: The Pier-2 Art Center
The Pier-2 Art Center is located in Dayong Road, Yancheng District. Formerly known as the port warehouse, it has been transformed into an art exhibition area based on the concept of innovation, experiment and avant-garde since 2000. Artists and students can display their works there, and some art activities are held there periodically. Besides, there is concert almost every weekend.

2: Tuntex SkyTower
Located in Lingya District, it is adjacent to Kaohsiung Harbor and Xinguang Wharf. First built in 1989 and completed in 1997, it represents the eighth tallest building in the world and is the tallest skyscraper and landmark in southern Taiwan. There are 92 elevators and the fastest one can rise 77 floors in 45 seconds with a speed of 750 meters per minute, ranking third in the world.
- Last modified on Nov. 14, 2019 -
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