Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Capital Stock (Details Textual)

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Capital Stock (Details Textual) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 29, 2019
Jan. 16, 2019
May 14, 2018
Jul. 02, 2019
Jun. 28, 2019
Dec. 21, 2018
Feb. 13, 2017
Sep. 30, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Preferred stock, par value               $ 0.001 $ 0.001
Preferred stock, authorized               50,000,000 50,000,000
Preferred stock, outstanding              
Common stock, par value               $ 0.001 $ 0.001
Common stock, authorized               90,000,000 90,000,000
Unvested per shares of restricted stock repurchased and cancelled           $ 0.0067      
Conversion of restricted stock, description             All of Aircom's 5,513,334 restricted shares were converted to 2,055,947 shares of Aerkomm's restricted stock at the ratio of 2.681651 to 1, pursuant to the Exchange Agreement (see Note 1).    
Issuance of common shares               269,647  
Common stock for gross proceeds               $ 11,459,998  
Common stock for net proceeds               $ 10,715,758  
Common stock price per shares     $ 8.5            
Restricted shares of common stock       23,972          
Warrant installment payment, description The Company settled with the service provider to cancel all these warrants with $75,000 in three installments payable on July 3, August 1, and September 1, 2019.                
Reverse split   1-for-5 1-for-5            
Post-effective amendment, description               On April 23, 2019, the Company filed a post-effective amendment No. 2 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") to extend the Offering to attempt to raise the then remaining $16.44 million of the amount that was originally registered in the Offering, as well as a $9 million over-subscription option amount.  
Warrant [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Conversion of restricted stock, description               The warrants allow the service provider to purchase a number of shares of Aerkomm common stock equal to the service fee value divided by 85% of the share price paid by investors for Aerkomm's common stock in the first subsequent qualifying equity financing event, at an exercise price of $0.05 per share.  
Minimum shares to be issued under public offering         4,891        
Additional stock warrants exercisable               $ 0 $ 26,667
Common stock [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Unvested shares of restricted stock adjustment           104,413      
IPO [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Issuance of common shares                 1,024,980
Common stock for gross proceeds                 $ 43,560,894
Common stock for net proceeds                 $ 39,810,204
Common stock price per shares     $ 42.50            
IPO [Member] | Minimum [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Underwriting discounts for maximum gross proceeds     $ 5,000,000            
IPO [Member] | Maximum [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Underwriting discounts for maximum gross proceeds     $ 60,000,000            
Boustead Securities, LLC [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Minimum shares to be issued under public offering     117,647            
Minimum shares to be sold under public offering     1,411,782            
Boustead Securities, LLC [Member] | Warrant [Member]                  
Capital Stock (Textual)                  
Stock warrants, description               The Company agreed to issue to Boustead warrants to purchase a number of the Company's shares equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the public offering, which shall be exercisable, in whole or in part, commencing on April 13, 2018 and expiring on the five-year anniversary at an initial exercise price of $53.125 per share, which is equal to 125% of the offering price paid by investors. As of September 30, 2019 and 2018, the Company has issued warrants to Boustead to purchase 77,680 and 61,498 shares, respectively, of the Company's stock and the total warrant value is $454,600 (unaudited) and $849,500, respectively.  For the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, the Company recorded $260,900 (unaudited) and $171,300 (unaudited), respectively, of consulting fee with the corresponding account of additional paid-in capital as the adjustment for the issuance costs of these stock warrants.