Airports at the highest altitudes, located in the mountains or on the highlands. A high altitude which rhymes with the drop in atmospheric pressure which increases the taxiing distance to allow planes to take off and therefore requires a longer runway than at lower altitudes. worldwide.
#1 Daulat Beg Oldi Advanced Landing Ground airport in Nubra (India) IN-0003
Altitude : 4938 m = 16201ft
#2 Laguna Choclococha airport in Choclococha (Peru) SPNH
Altitude : 4561 m = 14964ft
#3 Daocheng Yading airport in Daocheng County (China) ZUDC DCY
Altitude : 4411 m = 14472ft
Daocheng Yading Airport is the highest airport in the world with an altitude of 4411 meters.
The longest runway measure : 4200 m = 13780ft
- runway 16/34 : 4200m = 13780ft
#4 San Rafael airport in San Rafael (Peru) SPRF
Altitude : 4396 m = 14423ft
#5 Ulla Ulla airport in Franz Tamayo (Bolivia) SLUU
Altitude : 4377 m = 14360ft
#6 Qamdo Bangda airport (Changdu Bangda) in Qamdo Changdu (China) ZUBD BPX
Altitude : 4334 m = 14219ft
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.
The longest runway measure : 5500 m = 18045ft
- runway 14/32 : 5500m = 18045ft