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Magong Airport

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RCQC
Airport
ICAO: RCQC – IATA: MZG
Summary
Name Magong Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Taiwan TW.gif
Location Magong City, Penghu County
Serving Magong City
Coordinates 23° 33' 50.79" N, 119° 37' 41.46" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 3000 m9,842.52 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON yes/yes

Magong Airport

ICAO: RCQC IATA: MZH

Description

Magong Airport is an airport in Magong City, Penghu County, Taiwan.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C64.4 °F
291.15 K
524.07 °R
in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of RCQC

  • AT75, vicinity Magong Taiwan, 2014 (On 23 July 2014, a TransAsia Airways ATR 72-500 crashed into terrain shortly after commencing a go around from a VOR approach at its destination in day IMC in which the aircraft had been flown significantly below the MDA without visual reference. The aircraft was destroyed and48 of the 58 occupants were killed. The Investigation found that the accident was entirely attributable to the actions of the crew and that it had occurred in a context of a systemic absence of effective risk management at the Operator which had not been adequately addressed by the Safety Regulator.)