Kangding-Lhasa Flights

Travel between Kangding and Lhasa by flight is available for tourists, the distance between them is about 1742 km. Kangding(康定), or Dartsedo(打箭炉), is a county-level city and the seat of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province of Southwest China. The urban center of Kangding is called Lucheng, which has around 100,000 inhabitants. At the altitude of 3658 meters, Lhasa (拉萨)is the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism, also famed as ‘the Sunshine City’ for its annual sunshine time. It is famous for Potala PalaceJokhang Temple, Barkhor StreetDrepung MonasterySera MonasteryNorbulingka, etc. 

  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 拉萨贡嘎机场
    It is the airport serving Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is about 62 kilometres (39 mi) southwest of the city in Gonggar County of Shannan. The airport is close to the road to Tsetang, the seat of Nêdong District and the capital of Shannan.
    Tel:0891-6508 316
  • Kangding Airport 甘孜康定机场
    Address: Jiazhulin Town, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China (西藏自治区山南市贡嘎县甲竹林镇)
    Tel: 0891-6216465

Kangding- Lhasa Flights Timetable

At present, there are 2 flights available from Kangding to Lhasa, respectively operated by Lucky Air, Sichuan Airlines and Tibet Airlines. For the direct flights operated by Lucky Air, they are available everyday, and for the non-direct flights operated by Sichuan Airlines and Tibet Airlines, they are only available on Wednesday.

Flight No. Airlines Departure – Arrival Stops Duration Reference Price(¥)
8L9627 Lucky Air 09:10 – 11:05 / 1h50m 1085 – 1260
3U8038/TV9882 Sichuan Airlines/
Tibet Airlines
12:40 – 23:20 Chengdu
(for 7h15m)
12h40m 1020 -1640

Lhasa-Kangding Flights Timetable

At present, there is 1 direct daily flight available from Lhasa to Kangding, operated by Lucky Air. It takes about 1 hour and 55 minutes flying from Lhasa to Kangding.

Flight No. Airlines Departure – Arrival Stops Duration Reference Price(¥)
8L9628 Lucky Air 13:25 – 15:20 / 1h55m 860 – 1435

Please Note: 

1.The above flights might be slightly changed due to practical situation, feel free to contact us for the detailed and newest information.

2.Tibet travel permit is required for entering Lhasa and travelling around Tibet, make sure you got the permit before you check in to your flight, or you will not be allowed to board the plane. If you don’t have the permit, we could offer the service include the permit application,  flight booking and Tibet tour arrangement.

3. The prices are for reference. The actual prices are subjected to the actual changes.