Nagqu Transportation- By Air

Nagqu Dagring Airport (Chinese: 那曲达仁机场) is a planned airport that will serve in Nagqu of Tibet. It is expected to cost 1.8 billion yuan (263 million US dollars) and cover an area of 233 to 266 hectares. If built, it will be the highest airport in the world at 4,436 m (14,554 ft), surpassing Daocheng Yading Airport as the highest. The airport is part of a Chinese government development scheme to build 97 airports across China by 2020. By then, the authorities intend that four-fifths of China’s population will be within a 90-minute drive of an airport.