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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

aéroport Laguna Choclococha

Altitude : 4561 m = 14964 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Laguna Choclococha airport NOTAM and VAC

#2 Fausa airport (Peru) / OACI SPFA

aéroport Fausa

Altitude : 4514 m = 14810 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Fausa airport NOTAM and VAC

#3 Daocheng Yading airport (China) / OACI ZUDC/ IATA DCY

aéroport Daocheng Yading

Altitude : 4411 m = 14472 ft.

Daocheng Yading Airport is the highest airport in the world with an altitude of 4411 meters.

Runways

-> Aviation weather, Daocheng Yading airport NOTAM and VAC

#4 San Raphael airport (Peru) / OACI SPRF

aéroport San Raphael

Altitude : 4396 m = 14423 ft.

-> Aviation weather, San Raphael airport NOTAM and VAC

#5 Ulla Ulla airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLUU

aéroport Ulla Ulla

Altitude : 4377 m = 14360 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Ulla Ulla airport NOTAM and VAC

#6 Bangda airport (China) / OACI ZUBD/ IATA BPX

aéroport Bangda

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.

Runways

-> Aviation weather, Bangda airport NOTAM and VAC

#7 Kangding airport (China) / OACI ZUKD/ IATA KGT

aéroport Kangding

Altitude : 4280 m = 14042 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Kangding airport NOTAM and VAC

#8 Ngari-Gunsa airport (China) / OACI ZUAL/ IATA NGQ

aéroport Ngari-Gunsa

Altitude : 4274 m = 14022 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Ngari-Gunsa airport NOTAM and VAC

#9 Ricran airport (Peru) / OACI SPNR

aéroport Ricran

Altitude : 4182 m = 13720 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Ricran airport NOTAM and VAC

#10 Quiruvilca airport (Peru) / OACI SPQR

aéroport Quiruvilca

Altitude : 4118 m = 13510 ft.

-> Aviation weather, Quiruvilca airport NOTAM and VAC

#11 Vicco airport (Peru) / OACI SPVI

#12 La Paz airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLLP/ IATA LPB

#13 Charana airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLCN

#14 Huanacopampa airport (Peru) / OACI SPPP

#15 Puno airport (Peru) / OACI SPNP

#16 Salar De Cauchari airport (Argentina) / OACI SASL

#17 Yauri airport (Peru) / OACI SPIY

#18 Potosi airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLPO/ IATA POI

#19 Curahuara de Carangas airport (Bolivia) / OACI SLUK

#20 Yushu Batang airport (China) / OACI ZYLS/ IATA YUS

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