China Opens New Airport In Tibet
News: The Chinese government has opened a new ai rport in Tibet, reports Airport- Technology. The CNY1.58bn (US$258mn) facility is located at Garzi in the Sichuan province at an altitude of 4,411m above sea level. It has an annual capacity of 280,000 passengers. The airport is the world's highest altitude civilian airport, overtaking Bangda Airport in the Tibet Autonomous region, the previous holder of the accolade.