By: Wang Shu-fen and Ko Lin
Taipei, May 25 (CNA) A project to build a third terminal at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will get off the ground Friday and is scheduled to be completed in 2020, the airport company said Thursday.
The new terminal is expected to service up to 45 million passengers a year, more than the combined 35 million capacity of Terminals 1 and 2, Taoyuan Airport Corporation (TAC) said.
It said work on the foundation of the new terminal will start Friday and the next phase of the NT$74.6 billion (US$2.47 billion) project will begin before March 2018.
Terminal 3 will have 21 departure gates and will be ready for full service in 2021, the year after the construction is completed, TAC said. [FULL STORY]