The airports located at the highest altitudes in the world, located in the Himalayan ranges in particular. An altitude that increases the length of runway necessary for landing and especially for takeoff..
#1 Laguna Choclococha airport (Peru) / OACI SPNH
Altitude : 4561 m = 14964 ft.
#2 Fausa airport (Peru) / OACI SPFA
Altitude : 4514 m = 14810 ft.
#3 Daocheng Yading airport (China) / OACI ZUDC/ IATA DCY
Altitude : 4411 m = 14472 ft.
Daocheng Yading Airport is the highest airport in the world with an altitude of 4411 meters.
- Runway 16/34 : 4200 m = 13780 ft
#4 San Raphael airport (Peru) / OACI SPRF
Altitude : 4396 m = 14423 ft.
#5 Ulla Ulla airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLUU
Altitude : 4377 m = 14360 ft.
#6 Bangda airport (China) / OACI ZUBD/ IATA BPX
Altitude : 4334 m = 14219 ft.
Airport located at an altitude of 4334 m. Given this very high altitude, it has the longest paved runway used publicly in the world to accommodate large aircraft.
- Runway 14/32 : 5500 m = 18045 ft
#7 Kangding airport (China) / OACI ZUKD/ IATA KGT
Altitude : 4280 m = 14042 ft.
#8 Ngari-Gunsa airport (China) / OACI ZUAL/ IATA NGQ
Altitude : 4274 m = 14022 ft.
#9 Ricran airport (Peru) / OACI SPNR
Altitude : 4182 m = 13720 ft.
#10 Quiruvilca airport (Peru) / OACI SPQR
Altitude : 4118 m = 13510 ft.
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