Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Airport Code: LXA
|Lhasa Gonggar Airport|
The total area (containing old and new terminal building) reaches about 25,000 square meters (6.2 acres). The hall for seeing off passengers is on the first floor of the new terminal building, together with the ticket office, sortation office of baggage and departure lounge for long haul flights. Departure lounge and shops can be found on the second floor. Four loading bridges will lead passengers here to their airplane.
Domestic Cities: Beijing, Chamdo, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dazhou, Diqing, Fuzhou, Golmud, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Kangding, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Mianyang, Nanchong, Nanjing, Nanning, Ngari, Nyingchi, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Xiahe, Xiamen, Xian, Xining, Yushu, Zhengzhou
International City: Kathmandu
Passengers can take airport shuttle bus to the downtown area from the airport. The buses are catchable between 05:40 and 14:30 every 30 minutes. The duration is about an hour. The ticket price is CNY 30 per person. The hotline is +86 0891-6827727.
In addition, it takes CNY100 to travel between the airport and Shigatse by shuttle bus; it takes CNY50 to travel between the airport and Shannan.
How to get to Polata Palace from Gonggar Airport
Airport Shuttle Bus
Take airport shuttle bus to Civil Aviation Ticket Office first, and then walk about 5 minutes to Polata Palace.
Passengers can take a taxi from the airport to Potala Palace. It takes about 45 minutes and costs CNY 130-150 per person.
Passengers can also go to the Polata Palace by chartered bus. It may cost around CNY 250. The chartered bus can usually accommodate 4 passengers.
Facilities and Services
VIP Room: VIP room is provided on the second floor of terminal building. TVs, computers, and free drink are available there.