Lhasa Gonggar Airport

Lhasa Gonggar Airport

arriving in Tibet in a very modern airport, about one hour outside Lhasa

Location: 

Lhasa Gonggar Airport International Departure, Gonggar, Shannan, Tibet, China

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Lhasa Gonggar Airport: Tibet's main airport since 1965
  2. One of the world's highest airports (at 3,570 meters)
  3. Landing: amazing scenery within the Himalayas (not as nice as Paro!)
  4. Security: one of the most sophisticated systems I have ever seen
  5. Transportation: one hour away from Lhasa city, driven in a modern bus

Image sources

  1. Queuing for security check
  2. Outside of Gonggar Airport
  3. Arriving at the Lhasa Airport
  4. Waiting hall of the airport
  5. Walking out of the airport

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