Kaohsiung International Airport (Kaohsiung Xiaogang International Airport)
Established in 1938 during the period of Japanese occupation, Kaohsiung International Airport was first used as an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Squadron Base, converted into a domestic civil airport in 1965, and served as an international airport since 1969. Today, Kaohsiung International Airport offers flight services mostly to China and other Southeast Asian countries include Bangkok, Hong Kong, Incheon, Singapore, and Nagoya. There are also domestic flights to Taiwan outlying islands include Kinmen, Magong, and Wangan, as well as connecting flights to Taoyuan International Airport.
There are two terminals at the Kaohsiung International Airport- domestic and international, connected by corridor way. The domestic terminal was built in 1965 when it was converted into a domestic civil airport. Due to lack of jet bridges, the Domestic terminal of Kaohsiung International Airport primary serves smaller planes that do not require the use of jet bridges. It also served as the international terminal before the opening of the new international terminal in 1997.
Opened in 1997, the international terminal of Kaohsiung International Airport is appointed with jet bridges, offering international flight services and connecting flight services to the Taoyuan International Airport. For the ease of passengers and to avoid congestions in Taoyuan, connecting flight passengers that have proceeded through immigration in Kaohsiung will not have to repeat the procedure again in Taoyuan.
1. Designated parking spaces and restrooms for passengers with disabilities.
2. Prayer room with religious books available on the third floor of the west side of the International Terminal, inside the Departure Lounge.
3. Massage service available on both West and East Wing of the Departure Lounges of the International Termina.
From Northern Taiwan:
No. 1 National Highway (國道一號) -> exit from endpoint of Kaohsiung (中山高高雄尾端) -> make a left turn to Zhongshan 4th Road (中山四路) -> Kaohsiung International Airport (高雄小港國際機場)
From Southern Taiwan:
No. 3 National Highway (國道三號) -> exit from Zhutien Interchange (竹田交流道) -> No. 88 Taiwan Provincial Highway (台88線) -> exit from Fenshan Interchange (鳳山交流道) -> make a left turn to Fending Road (鳳頂路) -> make a right turn to Zhongan Road (中安路) -> make a left turn to Zhongshan 4th Road (中山四路) -> Kaohsiung International Airport (高雄小港國際機場)
Take Kaohsiung KRT-Red Line (捷運紅線) to KRT Kaohsiung International Airport Station (高雄國際機場站). Kaohsiung International Airport (高雄國際機) can be accessed at exit no. 6.