Smoking at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

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Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Update from Andy from London, February 2022: Here’s the current situation; all smoking areas are closed due to Covid 19. Even out on the concourse drop off. You can still buy duty free tobacco products.

Important Temporary update from Joerg, Sept 2021: All the smoking areas outside and inside Terminal 2 are closed due to pandemic. I only was at Terminal 2. But I'm sure it's the same at Terminal 1

moking areas still in Terminals, confirmation from Jason J. on the 25th March 2019.

Smoking area in non-restricted zones:

There are a total of 12 smoking areas on 1F and B1 of Terminal 1.

There are a total of 13 smoking areas on 1F, 3F and B1 of Terminal 2.

Smoking areas at the edge of both left & right corner before entry the the departure hall or exit the arrival hall. 

Smoking areas in restricted zones:

Terminal 1:

See Temporary update above.

Update July 2019 from Akshay : Smoking room near B8

Departure restricted zone near boarding gates A9 and B8.

You can find a smoking room at Terminal 1 near Gate A8 & B8 after security check.

Terminal 2:

See Temporary update above.

North and south side corridors after passing the Immigrations in the departure restricted zone.

Designated smoking areas at the hangars:

Designated smoking areas can be found near boarding gates A3, A8, B1, B9, C8 and C10.

These are open 24 hours a day.

Thanx to John L. for the updates on the 2nd July 2017.

Images of Smoke Areas


Further Information

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