Top 10 Highest Airport in the World
Top 10 Highest Airport in the World1. Daocheng Yading Airport
Daocheng Yading Airport is an airport serving Daocheng County in the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan province, China. It is located in Sangdui Township, 50 kilometers north of the county seat and 130 kilometers from the Yading Nature Reserve. At 4,411 m (14,472 ft) above sea level, Daocheng Yading is the world's highest civilian airport, surpassing the previous record holder Qamdo Bamda Airport, in Tibet, at 4,334 m (14,219 ft)
2. Qamdo Bamda Airport
Qamdo Bamda Airport also known as Changdu Bangda Airport, is an airport serving Qamdo (Changdu), Tibet, China. It is located in the village of Bamda (Bangda). At an elevation of 4,334 m (14,219 ft) above sea level, Qamdo Airport was formerly the highest airport in the world. with an elevation of 4,411 m (14,472 ft), on 16 September 2013. It still has the longest publicly used paved runway in the world, at 5.5 km (3.4 mi)
3. Kangding Airport
Kangding Airport is an airport serving Kangding, the capital of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan Province, China. It is located 25 mi northwest of the city center. Situated at 4,280 m (14,042 ft) above sea level, Kangding Airport is the third highest airport in the world.
4. Ngari Gunsa Airport
Ngari Gunsa Airport is a dual-use military and civil airport serving the town of Shiquanhe in Ngari Prefecture, in the southwest of China's Tibet Autonomous Region near the Indian border. Situated at 4,274 m (14,022 ft) above sea level, Gunsa Airport is the fourth highest airport in the world. Gunsa airport has a 4,500-meter runway. It is expected to handle 120,000 passengers by 2020.
5. El Alto International Airport
El Alto International Airport is an international airport located in the city of El Alto, Bolivia, 8 mi south-west of La Paz. It is the highest international airport (4,061 m/13,323 ft) and fifth highest commercial airport in the world.
6. Uyuni Airport
Uyuni Airport aka Joya Andina Airport, is a public use airport located slightly northwest of Uyuni, in the southwestern Potosí Department of Bolivia. Uyuni Airport features a 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) long and 45 metres (148 ft) wide paved runway, making it the airport with Bolivia's second longest runway. It's elevation is 3,954 m/12,972 ft.
7. Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport
Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport is an airport serving the city of Potosí, in the Tomás Frías province of the Potosí department of Bolivia. The airport resides at an elevation of 12,913 feet (3,936 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 06/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 9,295 by 98 feet (2,833 m × 30 m).
8. Yushu Batang Airport
The Yushu Batang Airport is the airport serving Yushu City in Qinghai Province, China. It is located 18 kilometers to the south of the city center, Gyêgu, at the 3,890 meters elevation about the sea level, which makes it the highest civilian airport in Qinghai Province, and one of the highest in the world.
9. Inca Manco Cápac International Airport
Inca Manco Cápac International Airport known as Aeropuerto Internacional Inca Manco Cápac in Spanish, is an airport situated in the city of Juliaca, thirty minutes from the city of Puno at Titicaca Lake. It's elevation is 3,826 m/12,552 ft. The airport has one of the longest runways in Latin America.
10. Shigatse Peace Airport
Xigazê Peace Airport Xigazê Heping Airport, or Xigazê Air Base, is a dual-use military and civilian airport serving Xigazê, the second largest city in Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located in Jiangdang Township, 43 kilometers from Xigazê. Situated at an elevation of 3,782 metres (12,408 ft), it is one of the highest airports in the world.
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