in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
- Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (Unesco heritage, 29 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.273 and 90.925 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 16' 22" and E 90° 55' 29"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:00 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:49 am and 5:25 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2021-01-20 08:26:52
Namgyailang in Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China about 1,616 mi (or 2,601 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital.
Local time in Namgyailang is now 08:00 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports in the wider vicinity of Namgyailang. The closest airport in China is Lhasa Gonggar Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), North-East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Konggar, Caina, Nam, Dagar and Dongla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Videos from this area
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Where's the runway? Approach and landing at Gonggar airport for Lhasa Tibet
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....
國航知音Air China A330-200成都双流机场 / 拉萨贡嘎机场
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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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Lhasa Gonggar Airport is the airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located about 62 kilometres southwest of the city in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture. The airport is close to the road to Tsetang, the capital of Shannan Prefecture. At an elevation of 3,570 metres, Lhasa Airport is one of the highest airports in the world. The airport was built in 1965, a second runway was built in 1994 and terminal facilities were upgraded in 2004.
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