Lhasa Gonggar International Airport(LXA) Guides
Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (IATA: LXA, Chinese Name: 拉萨贡嘎国际机场) is located in Gonggar county, 55km south of Lhasa downtown. It was officially put into service on Nov 23, 1966. The first extension project was done in 1993, and the second extension project was done in 2004. The third extension project was started in 2016. On Aug 07 2021, the New Terminal 3 was put into service. Meanwhile, the old Terminal 2 has been closed temporarily for renovation.
Lhasa Gonggar International Airport covers 234,500 square meters. There are one runway length of 4000 meters, 18 boarding bridges. The flight area is 4E-rated.
It can be reached by Airport bus and taxi.
In the first 2019, a total of 96 routes (90 domestic routes, 6 international routes) and 45 navigable cities were operated, with 12 leading airlines. The annual capacity of Lhasa Gonggar Airport can reach approximately 9 million passengers in 2025
Location and Map
Address: Gonggar county, Shannan, Tibet, China
Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) is located 55km south of the downtown of Lhasa, 65km south of Lhasa Railway Station.
FAQs of Lhasa Gonggar Airport
1. How far is Lhasa Gonggar Airport from downtown of Lhasa?
Lhasa Gonggar Airport is located 55km south of downtown of Lhasa
2. How to get to Lhasa Gonggar Airport by bus or taxi?
Lhasa Gonggar Airport can be reached by Taxi and Airport bus. Airport bus is mostly recommended.
3. How many terminals are there at Lhasa Gonggar Airport?
Lhasa Gonggar Airport now has one terminal in service: Terminal 3. Terminal 2 has been closed temporarily for renovation.
4. When do I need to arrive at the airport before the departure?
Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 2 hours to queue up for security checks and boarding.
5. Are there any foods at Lhasa Gonggar Airport?
There are some foods and restaurants, including Chinese foods, Fast foods, noodles, Tibet local food, KFC. Get details