Matsu Beigan Airport is a public airport operated by the Civil Aeronautics Administration in Matsu Islands in the Taiwan Strait, particularly on the Beigan Island of the Beigan Township. Built in 1994, the airport also serves as a heliport and resides at an elevation of 41 feet or 12 meters above mean sea level. It operates with a concrete runway designated 03/21, with a length of 3,773 feet or 1,150 meters.
Matsu Islands is a minor archipelago of islets situated in the Taiwan Strait, administered under Fujian Province in the Republic of China, also known as Taiwan. Matsu Islands is the smallest country in Taiwan. Its five major islands include Nangan, Dongju, Xiju, Beigan, and Dongyin.
Where to go
Matsu Beigan Airport only has flights going in and out of Taipei via Taipei Songshan Airport. Taipei, Taiwan is known for destinations such as the National Palace Museum Taipei 101, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Mengjia Longshan Temple, Taroko National Park, Taipei Zoo, Kenting National Park, Buddha Memorial Center, 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and National Museum of Natural Sciences, in addition to many more. The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a Taiwanese national monument, landmark, and known tourist destination founded between 1976 and 1980 to honor former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Chiang Kai-shek. The monument is surrounded by a park, and is framed on the north and south by the National Theater and National Concert Hall.
International short haul stops via Taipei Taoyuan International Airport include Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Manila, Philippines; Tokyo, Japan. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia offers attractions such as the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, Mount Kinabalu, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Atkinson Clock Tower, the Green Connection, Sabah Museum, Menara Tun Mustapha, Mount Kinabalu, and Manukan Island, among others. The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, also known as Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu, is the second main mosque in Kota Kinabalu. The modern, Islamic mosque can be found within an area of approximately six hectares or 14.83 acres by Pasir Road, and has around four minarets. The mosque has been given the nickname “The Floating Mosque” due to being partially surrounded by a man-made lagoon.
Matsu Beigan Airport only operates flights to and from Taipei. To get to long distance destinations fly via Taipei Taoyuan International Airport to destinations such as Amsterdam, Netherlands; Sydney, Australia; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Get to Sydney, and visit the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, in addition to many more. Taronga Zoo is a city zoo found within Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The attraction was officially opened to the public in 1916, and is divided into eight zoogeographic regions over an area of 21 hectares or 52 acres. Currently, the zoo is home to 340 species of approximately 4,000 animals. Some of the animals within the zoo include koala, platypus, emu, chimpanzee, lion, tiger, binturong, and more. Within the zoo grounds, other than the exhibits, there is a zoo shop, a cafe, and an information center for visitors.
How to get out
Matsu Beigan Airport has services in and out of Taipei via Taipei Songshan Airport with flights provided by Uni Air. Taipei Songshan Airport operates flights within Taiwan, as well as to China, South Korea, and Japan. To get to more international destinations, passengers can also go via Taipei Taoyuan International Airport. The airport has flights going in and out of local and international destinations such as Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Busan, Beijing, Seoul, Fukuoka, Hong Kong, Manila, Amsterdam, Auckland, Ho Chi Minh City, Dubai, Hanoi, New York, Osaka, Macau, and more.
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