Taichung International Airport

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Taichung International Airport, previously known as Ching Chuan Kang Airport or Qingquangang Airport, is an international airport located in Taichung, Taiwan which is used for both commercial and military purposes.wikipedia
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Taichung

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Taichung International Airport, previously known as Ching Chuan Kang Airport or Qingquangang Airport, is an international airport located in Taichung, Taiwan which is used for both commercial and military purposes.
, now known as Taichung Airport, was constructed during Japanese rule.

Ching Chuan Kang Air Base

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The airport then expanded in 1954 according to the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty, and later renamed Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (CCK) in memory of General Ching Chuan Kang.
Ching Chuan Kang Air Base is shared with Taichung International Airport.

Taiwan

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Taichung International Airport, previously known as Ching Chuan Kang Airport or Qingquangang Airport, is an international airport located in Taichung, Taiwan which is used for both commercial and military purposes.
Major airports include Taiwan Taoyuan, Kaohsiung, Taipei Songshan and Taichung.

Civil Aeronautics Administration (Taiwan)

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In 2003, with the demand to develop cross-strait and other international air routes from Taichung City, Taiwanese officials made the decision to transfer airports from Shuinan Airport (TXG) to RMQ; since RMQ had been for the airbase for ROCAF, the Taiwanese CAA held negotiations with the air force, which led to the air force allowing an edge for building a new civilian terminal.
Taichung International Airport

Taichung Shuinan Airport

Shuinan Airport
The US Military used CCK and Shuinan Airport to run many of its long-distance Vietnam, Cambodia and Laotian bombing, scouting and cargo transport runs during the Vietnam War era.
To facilitate for international flights, all flights were moved to Ching Chuan Kang Airport in March 5, 2004.

Transportation in Taiwan

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Transportation in Taiwan
Over 3,047 m: 6 (Taipei Taoyuan, Taichung, Kaohsiung, Tainan, Chiayi, Pingtung)

International airport

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Taichung International Airport, previously known as Ching Chuan Kang Airport or Qingquangang Airport, is an international airport located in Taichung, Taiwan which is used for both commercial and military purposes.

Taiwan under Japanese rule

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Taichung International Airport was constructed during the era of Japanese rule and was named Kōkan Airport .

United States Air Force

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The United States Air Force (USAF) had been garrisoning the base with two fighter squadrons until the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty came into force on March 3, 1955.

Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty

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The airport then expanded in 1954 according to the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty, and later renamed Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (CCK) in memory of General Ching Chuan Kang. The United States Air Force (USAF) had been garrisoning the base with two fighter squadrons until the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty came into force on March 3, 1955.

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Ching Chuan Kang
The airport then expanded in 1954 according to the Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty, and later renamed Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (CCK) in memory of General Ching Chuan Kang.

Far East

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It was the largest air force base in the Far East at the time, allowing Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bombers to land.

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

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It was the largest air force base in the Far East at the time, allowing Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bombers to land.

Vietnam War

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The US Military used CCK and Shuinan Airport to run many of its long-distance Vietnam, Cambodia and Laotian bombing, scouting and cargo transport runs during the Vietnam War era. During the Vietnam War, CCK became a depot for the USAF.

Republic of China Air Force

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In 2003, with the demand to develop cross-strait and other international air routes from Taichung City, Taiwanese officials made the decision to transfer airports from Shuinan Airport (TXG) to RMQ; since RMQ had been for the airbase for ROCAF, the Taiwanese CAA held negotiations with the air force, which led to the air force allowing an edge for building a new civilian terminal.