FSX Lhasa Gonggar Airport Scenery

Scenery Lhasa Gonggar Airport (ZULS), Tibet, v2. By Anwar Gonzalez.

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Scenery Lhasa Gonggar Airport (ZULS), Tibet, v2. By Anwar Gonzalez.

This is version 2 of Lhasa Gonggar is located more than 3500 metres above sea level, making it one of the highest airports in the world. Its runway, at 4000 metres (4374 yards), is designed to handle wide-body aircraft in the thin Tibetan air. The airport began operation in 1956 with flights to Beijing and Chengdu commencing that March. Recent addition included the expansion of the existing terminal in 2004.

It is also connected to the rest of China which includes cities such as Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Chongqing, Xian, Xining, Kunming, Diqing and Chamdo Region and an international route connects Kathmandu, Nepal and Lhasa. The airport is so far from the city because no flat ground could be near the premises of the city. Also the airpor is located at one side of the Yarlung Tsangpo River that originates from a glacier on the northern side of the middle Himalayas, over 5,300 meters (208,661 feet) above sea level. It runs across the south of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau from west to east, through India and Bengal,and finally flows into the Bay of Bengal. Altogether more than 2,900 kilometers (1,802 miles) long with a catchment area of 935 thousand square kilometers (361,006 square miles), it is the fifth longest river in China.The Yarlung Tsangpo River, in Chinese, Yarlung Tsangpo River means water flowing down from the crest. Found in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as 'the roof of the world', the Yarlung Tsangpo River is the biggest river in Tibet and also holds the position as being the river found at the highest altitude across the world. The Great Canyon of Yarlung Tsangpo River is absolutely a highlight. It is the largest and deepest canyon in the world, being 504.6 kilometers (314 miles) long and 6,009 meters (19,715 feet) deep at its deepest. The average depth is 2,268 meters (7,441 feet). Nine Natural Vertical Zones ranging from the Alp Ice-snow belt to tropical seasonal forests are represented in this area. All kinds of wildlife exist here, so the Great Canyon of Yarlung Tsangpo River is regarded as 'the Gene Pool of Biological Resources', whilst enjoying fame as a 'Geological Museum' due to the various geological phenomena found.

Airlines and destinations:
Air China: Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kathmandu, Qamdo.
China Eastern Airlines: Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an, Kunming.
China Souther Airlines: Chongqing, Guangzhou.
Sichuan Airlines: Chengdu, Chongqing.
Hainan Airlines: Xi'an.

Elevation AMSL: 11,710 ft / 3,569.5 m
Coordinates 29°17'52?N 090°54'43?E
Direction: 09/27
Length: 4,000 m/13,123 ft
Surface: Asphalt


Please copy the ADX and AFX files to the folder FSX Addon Scenery (subfolder Scenary). This file is the airpor with the ILS for runway 27 only, there are added airport buildings and part the Yarlung Tsangpo River. It is done using google map. Included are two maps.
Feel free to add anything you want.

Thank you for using this file.


Anwar Gonzalez

The archive zuls_v2.zip has 8 files and directories contained within it.

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
AFX_ZULS.bgl06.19.10518.66 kB
Please Read First.txt06.19.102.99 kB
ZULS ILS 27.pdf05.21.101.24 MB
ZULS_ADEX_AG.BGL06.17.10350.90 kB
ZULS_ADEX_AG_CVX.bgl06.17.10232 B
ZUNZ_All_Tracks.pdf05.21.101.35 MB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B
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