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LXA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LXA / ZULS
Airport Names:
  1. Lhasa Gonggar Airport
  2. 拉萨贡嘎机场ལྷ་ས་གོང་དཀར་རྫོང་
  3. Lāsà Gònggá Jīchǎnglha sa gong kar dzong
Location: Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
GPS Coordinates: 29°17'52"N by 90°54'42"E
Area Served: Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 11,713 feet (3,570 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA):

  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA) has 2 runways.
  • Building an airport in Tibet, which is termed in flying parlance as going over a "hump" in the Tibetan Plateau, has gone through a process of trial and error through many hazardous air routes and several fatal accidents during World War II.
  • At an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea level, the airport is one of the highest in the world.
  • The closest airport to Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA) is Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ), which is located 97 miles (156 kilometers) W of LXA.
  • The furthest airport from Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA) is Carriel Sur International Airport (CCP), which is located 11,377 miles (18,309 kilometers) away in Concepción, Bío Bío Region, Chile.
  • Because of Lhasa Gonggar Airport's high elevation of 11,713 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at LXA. Combined with a high temperature, this could make LXA a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The airport has parking facilities for five Airbus A340 or seven Boeing 757 aircraft.
  • In addition to being known as "Lhasa Gonggar Airport", other names for LXA include "拉萨贡嘎机场ལྷ་ས་གོང་དཀར་རྫོང་" and "Lāsà Gònggá Jīchǎnglha sa gong kar dzong".

Map of Nearest Airports from Lhasa Gonggar Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Lhasa Gonggar Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
196.76 miles (155.71 km) WShigatse Peace Airport (RKZ)Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, ChinaView Shigatse Peace Airport on a map Set RKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Shigatse Peace Airport
2120.30 miles (193.60 km) SBathpalathang Airport (BUT)Jakar, Bumthang, BhutanView Bathpalathang Airport on a map Set BUT as destination Airport Get more information about Bathpalathang Airport
3158.92 miles (255.75 km) SWParo International Airport (PBH)Paro, BhutanView Paro International Airport on a map Set PBH as destination Airport Get more information about Paro International Airport
4206.26 miles (331.95 km) ENyingchi Mainling Airport (LZY)Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region, ChinaView Nyingchi Mainling Airport on a map Set LZY as destination Airport Get more information about Nyingchi Mainling Airport
5207.72 miles (334.29 km) SSWCooch Behar Airport (COH)Cooch Behar, IndiaView Cooch Behar Airport on a map Set COH as destination Airport Get more information about Cooch Behar Airport
6212.12 miles (341.38 km) SSETezpur Airport (TEZ)Tezpur, Assam, IndiaView Tezpur Airport on a map Set TEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tezpur Airport
7212.91 miles (342.65 km) ESEZiro Airport (ZER)Ziro, IndiaView Ziro Airport on a map Set ZER as destination Airport Get more information about Ziro Airport
8220.00 miles (354.06 km) ESEDaporijo Airport (DEP)Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh, IndiaView Daporijo Airport on a map Set DEP as destination Airport Get more information about Daporijo Airport
9224.34 miles (361.04 km) SLokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)Guwahati, IndiaView Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on a map Set GAU as destination Airport Get more information about Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
10226.60 miles (364.68 km) SSWRupsi Airport (RUP)Rupsi, Meghalaya, IndiaView Rupsi Airport on a map Set RUP as destination Airport Get more information about Rupsi Airport
11238.10 miles (383.19 km) SELilabari Airport (IXI)Assam, IndiaView Lilabari Airport on a map Set IXI as destination Airport Get more information about Lilabari Airport
12239.83 miles (385.97 km) SWBagdogra AirportCivil Aerodrome Bagdogra (IXB)Bagdogra, IndiaView Bagdogra AirportCivil Aerodrome Bagdogra on a map Set IXB as destination Airport Get more information about Bagdogra AirportCivil Aerodrome Bagdogra
13248.09 miles (399.26 km) ESEAlong Airport (IXV)Along, Arunachal Pradesh, IndiaView Along Airport on a map Set IXV as destination Airport Get more information about Along Airport
14252.42 miles (406.23 km) SSWLalmonirhat Airport (LLJ)Lalmonirhat, BangladeshView Lalmonirhat Airport on a map Set LLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Lalmonirhat Airport
15255.72 miles (411.54 km) SWBhadrapur Airport (BDP)Bhadrapur / Chandragadhi, NepalView Bhadrapur Airport on a map Set BDP as destination Airport Get more information about Bhadrapur Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Lhasa Gonggar Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lhasa Gonggar Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,376.67 miles (18,308.93 km) WSWCarriel Sur International Airport (CCP)Concepción, Bío Bío Region, ChileView Carriel Sur International Airport on a map Set CCP as destination Airport Get more information about Carriel Sur International Airport
211,366.55 miles (18,292.64 km) WSWViña del Mar Airport (KNA)Viña del Mar, ChileView Viña del Mar Airport on a map Set KNA as destination Airport Get more information about Viña del Mar Airport
311,362.42 miles (18,286.00 km) WLa Florida Airport (LSC)La Serena, ChileView La Florida Airport on a map Set LSC as destination Airport Get more information about La Florida Airport
411,357.64 miles (18,278.31 km) WSWLa Unión Airport (LUI)La Unión, Honduras[disambiguation needed]View La Unión Airport on a map Set LUI as destination Airport Get more information about La Unión Airport
511,329.36 miles (18,232.80 km) WSWGeneral Bernardo O'Higgins Airport (YAI)Chillán, Ñuble, ChileView General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport on a map Set YAI as destination Airport Get more information about General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport
611,322.02 miles (18,220.98 km) WSWComodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)Santiago, ChileView Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport on a map Set SCL as destination Airport Get more information about Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
711,296.58 miles (18,180.04 km) SWVictoria Airport (ZIC)Victoria, Araucanía, ChileView Victoria Airport on a map Set ZIC as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Airport
811,293.59 miles (18,175.22 km) WChamonate Airfield (CPO)Copiapó, Atacama Region, ChileView Chamonate Airfield on a map Set CPO as destination Airport Get more information about Chamonate Airfield
911,292.85 miles (18,174.03 km) SWMaquehue Airport (ZCO)Temuco, Araucanía, ChileView Maquehue Airport on a map Set ZCO as destination Airport Get more information about Maquehue Airport
1011,290.29 miles (18,169.92 km) WChañaral Airport (CNR)Chañaral, Atacama Region, ChileView Chañaral Airport on a map Set CNR as destination Airport Get more information about Chañaral Airport
1111,281.32 miles (18,155.47 km) SWPichoy Airport (ZAL)Valdivia, ChileView Pichoy Airport on a map Set ZAL as destination Airport Get more information about Pichoy Airport
1211,243.10 miles (18,093.97 km) SWCaviahue Airport (CVH)Caviahue, Neuquén, ArgentinaView Caviahue Airport on a map Set CVH as destination Airport Get more information about Caviahue Airport
1311,242.46 miles (18,092.94 km) SWCañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS)Osorno, ChileView Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport on a map Set ZOS as destination Airport Get more information about Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport
1411,241.43 miles (18,091.28 km) SWPucón Airport (ZPC)Pucón, ChileView Pucón Airport on a map Set ZPC as destination Airport Get more information about Pucón Airport
1511,239.42 miles (18,088.05 km) WRicardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport (ESR)El Salvador, ChileView Ricardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport on a map Set ESR as destination Airport Get more information about Ricardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport