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Longitude: 90,912°
Latitude: 29,298°


Lhasa Gonggar Airport is a medium sized airport in China, serving the region of Lhasa, Gonggar County, Shannan Prefecture.

Local name: 拉萨贡嘎机场, ལྷ་ས་གོང་དཀར་རྫོང་
Airport size: medium airport
Serving area: Lhasa, Gonggar County, Shannan Prefecture
Longest runway: 0 (ft)


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About the airport

Lhasa Gonggar Airport (IATA code: LXA, ICAO code: ZULS) is the main airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Located approximately 62 kilometers southwest of Lhasa, it is one of the highest airports in the world, situated at an elevation of 3,570 meters (11,710 feet) above sea level.

The airport offers both domestic and international flights, connecting Lhasa to major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Kathmandu in Nepal. It serves as a crucial gateway for travelers visiting Tibet, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes.

Facilities at Lhasa Gonggar Airport include modern terminals with various amenities such as restaurants, duty-free shops, and currency exchange services. The airport provides convenient transportation options to the city center, including taxis and shuttle buses.

Due to the high altitude, travelers are advised to take precautions to prevent altitude sickness, such as acclimatizing properly and staying hydrated. It is recommended to consult a healthcare professional before traveling to Tibet.

Videos from the area of the airport

Where's the runway? Approach and landing at Gonggar airport for Lhasa Tibet

Published: May 22, 2010
Length: 38:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: steve1478953

The spectacular approach between the mountains to Gonggar airport Tibet. Gonggar was the nearest suitable airport sized flat area to Lhasa, which lies some 30km North over a mountain range....


Published: January 18, 2015
Length: 26:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 黄俊伟


國航知音Air China A330-200成都双流机场 / 拉萨贡嘎机场

Published: December 04, 2009
Length: 00:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheAviation2009

國航知音Air China Airbus A330-200. TakeOff from Chengdu Intl Airport (China) to Lasa Gongga Intl Airport. Lhasa Tibet (Feb 2008) 成都双流机场.

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