Routine Air Defense Exercise in Northern Taiwan on May 18, 2017

The Taipei City government has announced that an air defense exercise (Wan An No. 40) will be held from 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

During the 30 minute exercise, the trains will be operating as usual.  However, passengers will not be able to exit the MRT station after they arrive on the train.  Please also note that vehicles cannot be driven on Taipei streets during the exercise (highways are not restricted).  If you happen to be outdoors when the alarm sounds, you (and your vehicle) will be required to pull to the side of the road and/or take cover nearby.  Please plan accordingly.

AIT Taipei Office:

No. 7, Lane 134, Sec. 3, XinYi Road, Da-an District, Taipei City 10659

Phone: (02) 2162-2000; Fax: (02) 2162-2239; After-Hours Emergency: (02) 2162-2000



AIT Kaohsiung Office:

5th Floor, No. 88, Chenggong 2nd Rd, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City 80661

Phone: (07) 335-5006; Fax: (07) 338-0552; After-Hours Emergency: (02) 2162-2000



Calling from Outside of Taiwan:

Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).