Flights to be affected by aviation tests at Taoyuan airport

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/06
By: Wang Shu-fen and Lauren Hung

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Aviation tests will be conducted for 10 days starting Monday at Taiwan Taoyuan 201512060015t0001International Airport, and some flights will be affected during that time, the airport’s operator Taoyuan International Airport Corporation (TIAC) said Sunday.

Flight tests will be conducted between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily from Dec. 7-11 and Dec. 14-18, while landings and take-offs will be suspended for one hour from 6:30- 7:30 a.m. on those days, TIAC said.

Ground tests at the north runway, which has been under repair since March 8, were completed on Dec. 5, and flight tests will begin on Dec. 7, according to TIAC.

The flight suspensions were announced in late October to reduce the inconvenience to passengers following talks with airlines and civil aviation authorities, the TIAC said.     [FULL  STORY]

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