Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Stock Based Compensation (Details Textual)

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Stock Based Compensation (Details Textual) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Jun. 23, 2017
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
May 05, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]              
Stock option aggregate shares       5,444,407      
Stock-based compensation   $ 343,835 $ 22,600 $ 1,136,835 $ 22,600    
Unrecognized compensation cost   $ 3,630,000 $ 94,000 $ 3,630,000 $ 94,000   $ 94,000
Minimum [Member]              
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]              
Recognize weighted average period       1 year      
Maximum [Member]              
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]              
Recognize weighted average period       5 years      
Aerkomm 2017 [Member] | Board of Directors [Member]              
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]              
Issuance shares of common stock 10,000,000         5,000,000  
Aggregate Shares Issue 1,455,000            
Aerkomm 2014 Plan [Member] | Stock Options [Member]              
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]              
Description of plan agreements Which includes, 1) 1/6 of the shares subject tothe option shall vest commencing on the vesting start date and the remainingshares shall vest at the rate of 1/60 for the next 60 months on the same day ofthe month as the vesting start date; 2) 1/4 of the shares subject to the optionshall vest commencing on the vesting start date and the remaining shares shallvest at the rate of 1/36 for the next 36 months on the same day of the month asthe vesting start date; 3) 1/3 of the shares subject to the option shall vestcommencing on the first anniversary of vesting start date and the remainingshares shall vest at the rate of 50% each year for the next two years on thesame day of the month as the vesting start date. Option price is determined bythe Board of Directors.     The Company, and 1/36th of the shares will be vested each month thereafter. Option price is determined by the Board of Directors. The Plan has been adopted by the Board and shall continue in effect for a term of 10 years unless sooner terminated under the terms of Aircom 2014 Plan.