Beigan Airport

Matsu Beigan Airport (Chinese: 馬祖北竿機場; pinyin: Mǎzǔ Běigān Jīchǎng) (IATA: MFK, ICAO: RCMT) is one of the airports in Matsu Islands, Lienchiang County, Fukien Province, Taiwan (ROC). It also serves as a heliport and located on Beigan Island. It is served by Uni Air ATR 72-600 (立榮航空) with scheduled flights to Taipei Songshan Airport.

Beigan Airport

北竿航空站
馬祖北竿機場

Běigān Hángkōngzhàn
Mǎzǔ Běigān Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aeronautics Administration
LocationBeigan, Matsu Islands, Taiwan (ROC)
Elevation AMSL41 ft / 12 m
Coordinates26°13′26″N 120°00′09″E
Map
MFK
Location of airport in Taiwan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 3,773 1,150 Concrete

History

The airport was built in 1994 on the Beigan Island of the Beigan Township.[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Uni Air Taipei-Songshan

Accidents and incidents

  • On 10 August 1997, Formosa Airlines Flight 7601 crashed while attempting to land at Matsu Beigan Airport. All 16 passengers and crew perished in the accident.[2]

See also

References

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