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Rough Landing: Time to Close Taipei's Songshan Airport?
Given the downtown airport’s ownership structure and importance in serving Taiwan’s outlying islands, closing it would be problematic.
2015/11/17 | Kenzo
Taipei's Airspace to be Liberated; Songshan Airport Will Relocate by 2020
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je believes that it’s impossible to terminate the airport now as it provides service to 6.1 million tourists annually, or 20 thousand tourists daily. So the ideal solution is to alter its service by transferring it to Taoyuan Airport. However, the scheduled time for the completion of the third and fourth terminals at Taoyuan Airport, as well as a third runway, will influence the relocation of Songshan Airport.