Kangding Airport

Kangding Airport is currently equipped with 4C standard with a runway of 4,000 meters (4374 yards), which is capable of handling 330,000 passengers each year.

 

Kangding Airport Code: KGT

Location

Situated at Kangding City, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, Kangding Airport is 4290 meters (4692 yards) above sea level and 38 kilometers (24 miles) away from the downtown.
 
 

Airlines

China Southern Airlines (CZ), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Chengdu Airlines (EU), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Lucky Air (8L)

 

Kangding Airport Flights Schedule

Kangding Airport has flights to/from Chengdu, Hangzhou, Chongqing, and Lhasa. You can refer to the following detailed flight information.
To/From Frequency (weekly) Travel Time
Chengdu 1 on each Tue. Thurs. Sat.
2 on each Mon. Wed. Fri. Sun.
55M
Hangzhou 1 on each Tue. Sat. 4H15M(stopover at Chongqing)
Lhasa Daily 2H
Chongqing 1 on each Tue. Sat. 1H10M


 

How to Travel between the Airport and downtown Kangding

1: Airport Shuttle Bus: Kangding Airport – Kangding City

Operating Hours: According to the flights schedule
Travelling Time: About 1.5 hours
Ticket Price: CNY 35
 

2:Taxi

It will take about 45 minutes and cost CNY 75.


 

How to Travel between the Airport and Kangding Coach Station

Take the airport shuttle bus and get off at the Airport Hotel, then walk about 750 meters (820 yards) to the Kangding Coach Station.

 

How to Travel between the Airport and Tagong Grassland

Take the airport shuttle bus and get off at the Airport Hotel, then walk about 750 meters (820 yards) to the Kangding Coach Station. Then, take bus from Kangding to Bamei, which runs at 07:30, 09:30 and 11:00 and includes the stop of Tagong Grassland. Then, get off at Tagong Grassland, which will take about 135 minutes and cost CNY 18.

 

Attractions in Kangding


 1: Mount Gongga
Gongga Mountain, also known as Minya Konka, is situated at the south of Kangding City. It is the highest snow mountain in Sichuan Province. Gongga in Tibetan language represents the supremacy and spotless white, so it is a sacred mountain for climbers. Gongga Mountain Area is an ethnic minority area with Gongga Temple, Tagong Temple and other Tibetan Buddhist temples. Tourists can enjoy the colorful ethnic customs of the Tibetan and Yi nationalities.

 2: Mugecuo Scenic Area
As it is located in the north of Kangding County, the hometown of a love song, this site is also known as Kangding Love Song Scenic Area. It is 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) away from Kangding City, and 30 kilometers (10.5 miles) away from Kangding Airport with an altitude of 2,600-3,780 meters (2843-4133 yards). The scenic area is endowed with numerous lakes, waterfalls, primeval forests, hot springs, snow peaks, fragrant flowers, strange mountains and rocks, truly a splendid and colorful landscape! It is an ideal place for sightseeing, entertainment, rest, recuperation, fitness, summer vacation and scientific research.

 3: Tagong Scenic Area
110 kilometers (68 miles) from Kangding City, it has the north line of Sichuan-Tibet highway passing through here. With Tagong Temple as the central, Tagong Scenic Area consists of Tagong Grassland, forests, river, Tibetan buildings and various Tibetan customs. "Tagong" in Tibetan means the favorite place of bodhisattva.

- Last modified on Nov. 29, 2019 -
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