Saturday, 1 June 2013

WORLD's HIGHEST AIRPORT

LHASA GONGGAR AIRPORT, CHINA

Lhasa Gonggar Airport is the airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located about 62 kilometres (39 mi) 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 (11,710 ft), 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.

WORLD's HIGHEST AIRPORT, (LHASA GONGGAR, TIBET AIRPORT)



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