Gongga

Gongga

(go͝ong`gä`) or

Minya Konka

(mĭn`yə kŏng`kə), peak, 24,900 ft (7,590 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China, in the Daxue Mts.; one of the highest points in China. It was climbed (1932) by an American expedition.
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Tibet AirlinesO base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the worldOs highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Tibet Airlinesa base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the worldas highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Tibet Airlines base is Gongga Airport, Lhasa, is one of the world s highest airports at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Tianmushan (=Chekiang, West Tien-mu-shan), Linpingshan; JiangxiFujian border: WuyiShan, 50 km SE of Yungtan, 27[degrees]55'N, 117[degrees]25'E; Jiangxi: Lushan (Kuling); Guangdong: Nanling, Luofushan (=Lo-fa-shan (Lo-fau-shan)), Ruyuan, 40 km W Guang Zhou (=Canton), Longtoushan (=Drachenkopf (Dragon Head)); Guangxi: Nanning; Hainan: Lingshan, Wuzhishan; Sichuan: Gongga Shan: 29-41'N, 10158'E, 70 km NW Chengdu), northern Thailand (Chiang Nan: Bo Luang), Myanmar (25 E Putao).
For the first time, China had stationed fighter aircraft in the Gongga airfield in the Tibet Autonomous Region throughout the winter months.
The first night operations at Lhasa Gongga Airport in Tibet have been launched by Chinese airline Air China.
Also, Winn's written account of "Kayaking in the Gongga Shan Area" was published in what he describes as "the Chinese equivalent of Outside Magazine.
Regis Lhasa Resort is just minutes away from the holy Potala Palace and 75km away from Gongga Airport.
The aircraft will operate from Lhasa Gongga Airport, which at 12,000 feet in altitude is one of the world s highest.
Previously, Boeing teamed with CAAC and Air China in 2004 in a successful RNP demonstration at Lhasa Gongga Airport, with three world firsts: first 757 RNP flight, first RNP flight at an airport with an elevation over 11,000 feet; and first RNP flight in Asia.
An infrastructure project is expected to almost halve the distance between Lhasa, capital of the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region, and China's Gongga Airport.