Located in southwestern China, the Tibet Autonomous Region's largest airport terminal was put into operation over the weekend after more than three years of construction.
The new terminal of Lhasa's Gonggar Airport looks like a lotus flower (water lily) when viewed from above. According to officials, the new terminal will contribute to the airport's goal of handling 2025 million passengers and 9 thousand tons of cargo by 80.
Gonggar Airport is located in the Gonggar district of Shannan City. Located near Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, the airport is the largest airport in Tibet. Since 2012, China has been intensifying its investments in Tibet's infrastructure. In the region in question, connecting flights are carried out to 130 cities with a total of 61 air routes. The number of passengers traveling through these airports reached 2020 million in 5,18.
Source: China International Radio
Günceleme: 09/08/2021 13:49