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Nyingchi Mainling Airport New Terminal Put into Use on March 6th, 2017

March,07 2017 BY Lobsang Tsering 0 COMMENTS

As Sichuan Airline Flight 3U8693 landed safely, Nyingchi Mainling Airport new terminal has been officially open to public on Mar. 6th, 2017. This new terminal has a two-story process design. The first floor is mainly for tourists to check in and out, and pick up luggage. And the second floor functions as the departure lounge. Covering an area of about 10,360 square meters, Nyingchi Airport new terminal has become the second largest terminal in Tibet, which aims to meet great need of goods and visitors in and out of Tibet.

Nyignchi Mainling AirportThe newly-built Nyignchi Mainling Airport Terminal is the second largest teminal in Tibet.

"It is the sixth terminal open for the public to visit Tibet and the annual passenger throughput is expected to reach 750,000 to 1,000,000, " said Hu Zhaoxing, the head of Mainling Airport. In the near future, tourists can take direct flight to Nyingchi from Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Hangzhou, etc. Hence, a comprehensive air traffic system has taken shape.

Most Updated Tibet Nyingchi Flight Schedule

Up to now, visitors can directly fly to Nyingchi from Chengdu, Chongqing and Lhasa. Below is the latest Nyingchi flight schedule for your reference.

Nyingchi and Chengdu Flight Schedule

Flight Route Flight Code Airlines Dep. Arr. Type Schedule
Chengdu to Nyingchi CA4431 Air China 06:15 08:25 319 every day
Chengdu to Nyingchi 3U8693 Sichuan Airline 06:35 08:45 319 every day
Chengdu to Nyingchi TV9832 Tibet Airline 07:05 09:10 319 every day
Chengdu to Nyingchi CA4251 Air China 08:15 10:10 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chengdu CA4432 Air China 09:05 11:05 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chengdu 3U8694 Sichuan Airline 09:35 11:35 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chengdu TV9831 Tibet Airline 10:00 11:45 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chengdu CA4252 Air China 10:50 12:30 319 every day

Nyingchi and Chongqing Flight Schedule

Flight Route Flight Code Airlines Dep. Arr. Type Schedule
Chongqing to Nyingchi TV9835 Tibet Airline 06:30 09:20 319 every day
Chongqing to Nyingchi 3U8137 Sichuan Airline 06:35 08:45 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chongqing TV9836 Tibet Airline 09:50 11:55 319 every day
Nyingchi to Chongqing 3U8138 Sichuan Airline 10:40 12:50 319 every day

Nyingchi and Lhasa Flight Schedule

Flight Route Flight Code Airlines Dep. Arr. Type Schedule
Nyingchi to Lhasa TV9834 Tibet Airline 11:25 12:10 319 every day
Lhasa to Nyingchi TV9833 Tibet Airline 10:05 10:45 319 every day

Tourist Attractions around Nyingchi Mainling Airport

Nyingchi Mainling Airport (2,949 meters), next to Chamdo Bangda Airport (4,334 meters) and Lhasa Gonggar Airport (3,570 meters), is the 12th highest cival airport in China. Located in the Yarlung Zangbo River Valley, Mainling Airport is the lowest ecological airport in Tibet. Thanks to the lower altitude and easy access to attractions nearby, most tourists have chosen to get to Nyingchi first and then travel around Tibet.

Classic Travel Route: Nyingchi Mainling Airport - Bomi - Rawo - Bayi Town - Lhasa

Ranwu LakeRanwu Lake in the tranquil morning

Upon arrival at Mainling Airport, some tourists prefer to go Bayi Town first and then head towards to Lhasa City. On the way, you'll visit Cypress Nature Reserve Area and enjoy Mt.Namjia Bawa (7,700m), Lulang Forest, Midui Glacier, Ranwu Lake, etc. Driving along the beautiful Niyang River, tourists will get to Lhasa and pay a visit to the world-known attractions like Potala Palace, Jokhong Temple and Barkhor Street. Check more details at 10 Days Eastern Tibet Tour to Explore the Natural Beauty

Classic Travel Route: Nyingchi Mainling Airport - Brahmaputra River Grand Canyon - Nanyi Scenic Area

Scenery in Nanyi ValleyScenery in Nanyi Valley

After arriving at Nyingchi Airport, most tourists would like to go Brahmaputra Grand Canyon first. On the way, you can see the roaring river, sand dunes, etc. Driving along the Brahmaputra River, you'll pass over Mainling County and finally get to Nanyi Valley. After appreciating the primeval forest, pastoral scenery and Lhoba customs, you can also pay a visit to Zhagong Valley and explore the origin of Tibetan medicine. See more about Nyingchi tour.

This new terminal will greatly enhance the reception capacity of Nyingchi Mainling Airport and play a positive role in the Belt and Road as well as Bangladesh-China-India-Burma Economic Corridor. By the way, 2017 Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival will last from March 25 to April 30. If time allows, why not to contact our travel expert to work out your own Tibet Nyingchi trip?

Lobsang Tsering

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I am a tour guide in Tibet an was Born in Kham Tibet, I am the father of 2 little girls, bachelor's degree. I have more than 7-years experience of being a tour guide in Tibet. I am a warm, friendly, knowledgeable and attractive guy.

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