|I.||Making connecting flights |
|A. ||International connecting flights |
|Transit passengers should follow the signs to go to the transit check-in counter in the arrival area of the Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) International Airport to check in for connecting flights. They can then go to the boarding gates on the third floor after security check. |
|2.||If the connecting flight is boarded from another terminal, passengers may take the shuttle （ Sky ） train running between Terminal 1 and 2 of the CKS Airport. Passengers should follow the signs to go to the second-floor transit check-in counter after getting off the train. |
|B. ||Domestic connecting flights|
|1.||There are shuttle flights between the CKS Airport and the Kaohsiung International Airport. Passengers are welcome to take them. |
|2.||For those taking shuttle services between the CKS Airport and the Kaohsiung International Airport, please follow the instructions of the ground crew on how to proceed to the boarding gates. |
|C.||For more information on making connecting flights, please go to the Web site of the CKS Airport at: |
|II. ||Information on baggage check-in, transfer, storage and claim services |
|A.||Baggage check-in |
|U.S.-bound passengers may check in up to two pieces of luggage free of charge at a maximum weight of 23 kilograms each. The number of carry-on luggage per passenger is limited to one, and it must be able to fit in the space under the seat of the aircraft. As for passengers bound for other destinations other than the United States, they may check in luggage free of charge based on the weight of the luggage. A baggage should weigh no more than 30 kilograms for first- and business-class passengers and 20 kilograms for economy-class passengers if they were to enjoy free luggage check-in. When passengers arrive at the airport, they should check in at the check-in counter to have their passports, visas and air tickets checked by the ground crew. They may leave the check-in counter once they are given the boarding pass and their luggage pass the X-ray machine. |
|B.||Baggage storage and claim |
|1.||Passengers not planning to bring their luggage into the Republic of China may store them at the baggage storage room at the baggage claim area in the arriving hall. They may claim their luggage at the baggage claim area by the duty-free shops in the departure area. |
|2.||Lockers and self-service counters are available on the first floor of the Terminal 1 departure lobby and in Terminal 2 of the CKS Airport. A baggage storage area is located by the retail shops on the east side of the third-floor departure lobby of the international flight terminal of the Kaohsiung International Airport and by the customs office on the first floor of the terminal. The fee is NT$100 per use for large-size baggages and NT$50 per use for small-sized bags. |
|III. ||Currency exchange and duty-free shops |
|A.||Currency exchange |
The Bank of Taiwan and the International Commercial Bank of China have branches at the CKS Airport to provide currency exchange and other services. For more information on their location, services and business hours, please refer to the Web site of CKS Airport at: http://www.taoyuan-airport.com/english/index.jsp
|2.||Kaohsiung International Airport |
The Bank of Taiwan and the International Commercial Bank of China also have branches at the Kaohsiung International Airport to provide currency exchange and other services. For more information on their location, services and business hours, please refer to the Web site of CKS Airport at: http://www.kia.gov.tw/english/e_index.asp
Duty-free shops are located along the corridors of Areas A 、 B 、 C and D of the departure hall and at the immigration area in the arrival hall. Offering duty-free imports, cosmetics, fragrances, tobacco and alcohol, locally made products and handicrafts.
|2.||Kaohsiung International Airport|
Duty-free shops are located on the eastern and western sides on the third floor of the international flight terminal and in the arrival hall, offering a variety of cosmetics, tobacco, bags and foods. Duty-free alcohol and tobacco shops are located on the eastern and western sides of the third floor of the international flight terminal and in the arrival hall.
|IV. ||Ground transportation |
|A.||CKS Airport (Hyperlink) the Web site of CKS Airport |
There is a taxi stand on the northern side of the arrival hall of Terminal 1 and the southern side of the arrival hall of Terminal 2 of the CKS Airport. Cabs and their drivers must pass stringent evaluation process by Aviation Police Office to join the service. Passengers' safety is guaranteed. Taxis are operating on a 24-hour basis. A 50 percent surcharge is added on top of the fare as shown on the meter, and tolls for using freeways will also be added. Total fare to Taipei City is approximately NT$1,100. Meanwhile, the taxis may take passengers to other destinations in Taiwan. Fares are based on the specified rates.
Six bus operators provide services to CKS Airport. They are: King Bus, Jianming Bus, AirBus, Evergreen Bus, UBus and Taoyuan Bus. They run daily services between the CKS Airport and Taipei City, Taichung City, Banqiao City, Taoyuan City, Jhongli City,and Changhua county For routes, schedules and fares, please refer to the Web site of CKS Airport.
|B.||Kaohsiung Airport (Hyperlink) the Web site of Kaohsiung International Airport |
Taxis contracted by the airport are available for arriving passengers. A NT$50 surcharge will be charged on top of the fare as shown on the meter. The taxi stand is located off the main entrance of the domestic and international flight terminals. Privately run taxis are also available on the western side of the domestic and international flight terminals. Fare will be based on what is shown on the meter.
Five bus companies -- C-N Bus, Pingtung Bus, King Bus, Kaohsiung Bus and Ho-Hsin Bus -- run services between the airport and Kending, Chaojhou, Fengshan and Jiayi. For their routes, schedules and fares, please refer to the Web site of the Kaohsiung International Airport.
|V. ||Contacts: |
The Border Affairs Corps of the National Immigration Agency
Tet: (03) 3985010
Address: No. 9, Hangjhan South Rd. Pusin Village, Dayuan Township, Taoyuan County.
The Taoyuan Airport Special Duty Brigade of the Border Affairs Corps of the National Immigration A gency:
Tel: (03) 3982242or 3982534
Address: No. 15, Hangjhan South Rd., Pusin Village, Dayuan Township, Taoyuan County.
The Kaohsiung Airport Brigade of the Border Affairs Corps of the National Immigration Agency:
Tel: (07) 801-7311
Address: No. 2, Jhongshan Fourth Rd., Siaogang District, Kaohsiung City.