Chengdu Kangding highway is planned to be completed one year earlier than its original plan in 2018.
This highway begins from Chengdu and ends at Kangding , Yaan is the vital city that is seated in the almost middle of this highway; The first part of this highway from Chengdu to Yaan is about 148km, which has been in using for years. The second part of this highway is from Yaan to Kangding, which is about 135 kilometers and being under built. It is now planned to be completed in 2018.
As it is done, the travel time from Kangding to Chengdu will be only within 4 hours, which tremendous improve the connection between Kanze (Garze) Tibetan Prefecture (Traditionally the eastern Tibet of Kham) and Chengdu, a city that is connected with Europe North America and Southeast Asia by direct flight.