China expands its alpine air base near Ladakh, where clashes have recently occurred on the border with India
Two photographs published by detresfa_ analyst from ShadowBreak Intl. Depict Ngari Gunsa Airport (ICAO: ZUAL) in Tibet, located at an altitude of 4274 m.
The first image is dated April 6, 2020
and the second – May 21, they show large-scale construction, including a second taxiway or aircraft parking area. In the third shot, the main area is visible in close-up, where there are 4 fighters (probably J-11 or J-16) of the PLA air force.
It seems that the Chinese are probing the ground before making yet another territorial claim.