Taoyuan Airport to Build New Terminal

13 January 2010 (Last Updated January 13th, 2010 18:30)

Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan plans to build a third terminal to boost the city's economy and tourism. Terminal 3 is expected to be larger than the two existing terminals. Taiwan's Transport Ministry has said it may invite international designers to participate in

Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan plans to build a third terminal to boost the city's economy and tourism.

Terminal 3 is expected to be larger than the two existing terminals.

Taiwan's Transport Ministry has said it may invite international designers to participate in the project.

The master plan for Taoyuan Aeropolis will be submitted for approval in May 2010.

Taoyuan Airport began operations in 1979 with just one terminal and a second terminal was added in 2000.

In 2008, the airport recorded approximately 22 million passengers.