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Business Lounge, Oxygen Bar

Kangding: high altitude airport

The business class lounge of Kangding Airport includes, naturally an oxygen bar. At 4,280 meters above sea leve (14,000 ft) it is the second highest passenger airport in the world after Qamdo 4,334 meters and whilst flying in from Chengdu shaves five hours twenty off the equivalent six hour car journey it also makes it tougher on the body to acclimatise to the altitude.

Kangding: Oxygen Bar

Confiscated items selection at airport security includes wonderful curios such as oxygen canisters (for those without business class lounge access who plan to step out of the airport), cooking gas, and knives that could skin a particularly hairy Yak.

Kangding: hi-altitude airport