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Annual passenger throughput of Lhasa Konggar Airport hits 3.5 million

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2017-12-15

By December 6, the annual passenger throughput of Lhasa Konggar Airport breakthroughs 3.5 million for the first time, increasing 10.9% than last year.

Lhasa Konggar Airport is the only airport that has international routes in Tibet, playing an important role in promoting economic development, national unity, and social stability. At present, the navigable city reached 37 and a total of over 90 flights will take off or land at Konggar Airport every day.

The earth-rock engineering and station site engineering of the reconstruction and extension project of Lhasa Konggar Airport have already started construction. In accordance with the planning scheme, it is expected to handle 9 million passengers in 2025 and the cargo throughput can reach 80000 tons. Terminal 3 will be newly built with an area of about 88000 square meters.

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