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Flights to Nyingchi from Chongqing

Chongqing is a major city in southwest China and one of China's four municipalities under the direct administration of central government. The rolling hills and the buildings built by the mountains give Chongqing a vertical landscape. Chongqing has a significant history and culture. Being one of China's National Central Cities, it serves as the economic centre of the upstream Yangtze basin. It is a major manufacturing centre and transportation hub; a July 2012 report by the Economist Intelligence Unit described it as one of China's "13 emerging megalopolises".

It is also called "The Stove" due to its hot weather and the local spicy food. Yummy snacks, beauties and hot pot are all the symbolic labels of Chongqing. It is a good choice to travel from the hot Chongqing to Nyingchi during the heating summer.

Flying distance from Chongqing to Nyingchi: 1193KM

Flying time from Chongqing to Nyingchi: 2 hour and 25 minutes

Main airlines: Tibet Airlines, Sichuan Airlines

Shifts of flights: 2 shifts a day

Flight route: direct flight

Fare: 1745RMB(ticket) + 80RMB(the airport construction fee and fuel fee) = 1825RMB

Departure airport: Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing-Nyingchi flights schedule:

There are two direct flights from Chongqing to Nyingchi every day:

TV9833/CA3949/ZH3919, taking off at 6:35am and arriving at Nyingchi Mainling Airport at 9:15am;

3U8439/G58635/MU3965/CZ4941/SC7043, taking off at 7:35 and arriving at Nyingchi Mainling Airport at 10:05.

Nyingchi-Chongqing flights schedule:


1. The above flight information is for reference only, please contact us for the latest information on Chongqing - Nyingchi flight.

2. In the off seasons, as there are fewer tourists, airlines might reduce flights accordingly. If you want to travel to Tibet during the low seasons, please contact our travel consultants in advance to make sure you can book the ideal flight.

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (IATA: CKG, ICAO: ZUCK) is located in Lianglu Street, Yubei District, Chongqing. It is 19 kilometers from the Chongqing downtown area. Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport is diviede into three terminals: T1, T2 (domestic) and T3A (domestic and international).

Nyingchi Mainling Airport

Nyingchi Mainling Airport (IATA: LZY, ICAO: ZUNZ) is an airport in Mainling, Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is suggested to be one of the most challenging instrument approaches in the world, since the airport is in a winding valley. Nyingchi Airport is the third airport that Tibet has put into operation. The airport is 2,949 meters above sea level, lower than the other two civil airports, with a designed annual passenger flow of 120,000.

Known as one of the world's most difficult airports for aircraft to reach, Nyingchi Airport is situated in the valley of the Yarlung Tsangpo River in the Southeast of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, surrounded by over-4,000-metre-high (13,000 ft) mountains enveloped by clouds and fog throughout the year. Aircraft have to fly through the narrow and winding river valley to approach the airport. The narrowest flight path is less than 4 km from one mountain ridge along the valley to the opposite one. According to meteorological data, there are just 100 days overall with suitable weather to operate to the airport each year.

Last updated: December 4th, 2019

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