UTC offset for Asia/Choibalsan
straen at thorsen.priv.no
Mon Mar 31 13:55:52 UTC 2008
Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
> We received a bug report claiming that the tz database UTC offset for
> Asia/Choibalsan (GMT+09:00) is incorrect, and that it should be
> GMT+08:00 instead. Different sources appear to disagree with the tz
> database on this, e.g.:
> both say GMT+08:00.
> Do we have any independent confirmation of the correct offset for
Several reporters in the past on this mailing list have also reported GMT+8.
For instance, eznis airways, which operates several domestic flights,
has a flight schedule here:
http://www.eznis.com/Container.jsp?id=112 (click the English flag for
There it appears that flights between Choibalsan and Ulaanbatar arrive
about 1:35 - 1:50 hours later in local clock time, no matter the
direction, while Ulaanbaatar-Khvod takes 2 hours in the Eastern
direction and 3:35 back, which indicates that Ulaanbatar and Khvod are
in different time zones (like we know about), while Choibalsan and
Ulaanbatar are in the same time zone (correction needed).
Steffen Thorsen / timeanddate.com
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