IATA Code: KGT | ICAO Code: ZUKD | Open Year: 2008
Billed as the 3rd in the world in terms of airports built on dizzying elevations, Kangding Airport is 14,042 ft above sea level. It serves Kangding in Sichuan province and is a considerable distance away (40 kms) from town. It has regular flights to Chengdu via Sichuan Airlines though winters do not allow for any traffic. It takes an hour and half to get to downtown via car (costs about RMB200), though buses are available.
Citys Served: Kangding