List of highest airports

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This is a list of the world's highest civilian airports, situated at a minimum elevation of 2,500 m (8,202 ft) above mean sea level.

Airport name City or region served Country IATA code ICAO code Coordinates Elevation (m) Elevation (ft)
Daocheng Yading Airport Daocheng, Sichuan China DCY ZUDC 29°18′46″N 100°03′32″E / 29.31278°N 100.05889°E / 29.31278; 100.05889 (Daocheng Yading Airport) 4,411 14,472
Qamdo Bamda Airport[1] Qamdo, Tibet China BPX ZUBD 30°33′13″N 97°06′31″E / 30.55361°N 97.10861°E / 30.55361; 97.10861 (Qamdo Bamda Airport) 4,334 14,219
Kangding Airport Kangding, Sichuan China KGT ZUKD 30°09′27″N 101°44′05″E / 30.15750°N 101.73472°E / 30.15750; 101.73472 (Kangding Airport) 4,280 14,042
Ngari Gunsa Airport Shiquanhe, Tibet China NGQ ZUAL 32°06′31″N 80°03′10″E / 32.10861°N 80.05278°E / 32.10861; 80.05278 (Ngari Gunsa Airport) 4,274 14,022
Garze Gesar Airport[2] Garzê, Sichuan China GZG ZUGZ 31°45′18″N 99°33′13″E / 31.75500°N 99.55361°E / 31.75500; 99.55361 (Garzê Airport) 4,068 13,346
El Alto International Airport[3] La Paz Bolivia LPB SLLP 16°30′48″S 68°11′32″W / 16.51333°S 68.19222°W / -16.51333; -68.19222 (El Alto International Airport) 4,061 13,323
Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport Potosí Bolivia POI SLPO 19°32′35″S 65°43′25″W / 19.54306°S 65.72361°W / -19.54306; -65.72361 (Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport) 3,936 12,913
Yushu Batang Airport Yushu, Qinghai China YUS ZLYS 32°50′21″N 97°02′20″E / 32.83917°N 97.03889°E / 32.83917; 97.03889 (Yushu Batang Airport) 3,890 12,762
Inca Manco Cápac International Airport[4] Juliaca and Puno Peru JUL SPJL 15°28′01″S 70°09′29″W / 15.46694°S 70.15806°W / -15.46694; -70.15806 (Inca Manco Cápac International Airport) 3,826 12,552
Golog Maqin Airport[5] Golog, Qinghai China GMQ ZLGL 34°25′18″N 100°18′5″E / 34.42167°N 100.30139°E / 34.42167; 100.30139 (Golog Maqin Airport) 3,788 12,428
Shigatse Peace Airport[6] Shigatse, Tibet China RKZ ZURK 29°21′06″N 89°18′25″E / 29.35167°N 89.30694°E / 29.35167; 89.30694 (Shigatse Peace Airport) 3,782 12,408
Syangboche Airport Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu Nepal SYH VNSB 27°48′40.4″N 86°42′44.2″E / 27.811222°N 86.712278°E / 27.811222; 86.712278 (Syangboche Airport) 3,780 12,402
Juan Mendoza Airport Oruro Bolivia ORU SLOR 17°57′45″S 67°04′34″W / 17.96250°S 67.07611°W / -17.96250; -67.07611 (Juan Mendoza Airport) 3,702 12,146
Uyuni Airport Uyuni Bolivia UYU SLUY 20°27′00″S 66°50′32″W / 20.45000°S 66.84222°W / -20.45000; -66.84222 (Uyuni Airport) 3,665 12,024
Lhasa Gonggar Airport[7] Lhasa, Tibet China LXA ZULS 29°17′52″N 90°54′43″E / 29.29778°N 90.91194°E / 29.29778; 90.91194 (Lhasa Gonggar Airport) 3,570 11,713
Hongyuan Airport[8] Hongyuan, Sichuan China AHJ ZUHY 32°31′45″N 102°21′25″E / 32.52917°N 102.35694°E / 32.52917; 102.35694 (Hongyuan Airport) 3,535 11,598
Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport[9] Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan China JZH ZUJZ 32°51′15″N 103°41′07″E / 32.85417°N 103.68528°E / 32.85417; 103.68528 (Huanglong Airport) 3,448 11,312
Andahuaylas Airport[10] Andahuaylas Peru ANS SPHY 13°39′0″S 73°25′0″W / 13.65000°S 73.41667°W / -13.65000; -73.41667 (Andahuaylas Airport) 3,444 11,299
Francisco Carle Airport[11] Jauja Peru JAU SPJJ 11°47′0″S 75°28′0″W / 11.78333°S 75.46667°W / -11.78333; -75.46667 (Francisco Carle Airport) 3,363 11,033
Manang Airport Manang Nepal NGX VNMA 28°37′59.99″N 84°00′00″E / 28.6333306°N 84.00000°E / 28.6333306; 84.00000 (Manang Airport) 3,353 11,001
Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport[12] Cusco Peru CUZ SPZO 13°32′8″S 71°56′37″W / 13.53556°S 71.94361°W / -13.53556; -71.94361 (Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport) 3,310 10,860
Ninglang Luguhu Airport[13] Ninglang, Yunnan China NLH ZPNL 27°32′38″N 100°45′27″E / 27.54389°N 100.75750°E / 27.54389; 100.75750 (Ninglang Luguhu Airport) 3,293 10,804
Diqing Shangri-La Airport[14] Jiantang, Yunnan China DIG ZPDQ 27°47′36″N 99°40′38″E / 27.79333°N 99.67722°E / 27.79333; 99.67722 (Diqing Shangri-La Airport) 3,280 10,761
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport[15] Leh, Ladakh India IXL VILH 34°08′09″N 77°32′47″E / 34.13583°N 77.54639°E / 34.13583; 77.54639 (Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport) 3,256 10,682
Gannan Xiahe Airport[16] Xiahe, Gansu China GXH ZLXH 34°48′38″N 102°38′41″E / 34.81056°N 102.64472°E / 34.81056; 102.64472 (Gannan Xiahe Airport) 3,203 10,509
Haibei Qilian Airport[17] Qilian, Qinghai China HBQ ZLHB 38°00′43″N 100°38′38″E / 38.012°N 100.644°E / 38.012; 100.644 (Qilian Airport) 3,163 10,377
Alcantarí Airport[18] Sucre Bolivia SRE SLAL 19°14′49″S 65°08′59″W / 19.24694°S 65.14972°W / -19.24694; -65.14972 (Alcantarí Airport) 3,112 10,210
Lake County Airport Leadville, Colorado United States LXV KLXV 39°13′13″N 106°19′00″W / 39.22028°N 106.31667°W / 39.22028; -106.31667 (Lake County Airport) 3,026 9,928
San Luis Airport[19] Ipiales Colombia IPI SKIP 00°51′43″N 77°40′18″W / 0.86194°N 77.67167°W / 0.86194; -77.67167 (San Luis Ipiales Airport) 2,976 9,764
Nyingchi Mainling Airport[20] Mainling, Tibet China LZY ZUNZ 29°18′12″N 94°20′07″E / 29.30333°N 94.33528°E / 29.30333; 94.33528 (Nyingchi Mainling Airport) 2,949 9,675
Huatugou Airport[21] Mangnai, Qinghai China HTT ZLHX 38°12′12″N 90°50′30″E / 38.20333°N 90.84167°E / 38.20333; 90.84167 (Huatugou Airport) 2,945 9,662
Teniente Coronel Luis A. Mantilla International Airport (closed) [22] Tulcán Ecuador TUA SETU 00°48′34″N 077°42′29″W / 0.80944°N 77.70806°W / 0.80944; -77.70806 (Teniente Coronel Luis a Mantilla International Airport) 2,941 9,649
Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport (closed)[23] Sucre Bolivia none
(former: SRE)
none
(former: SLSU)
19°0′25″S 65°17′19″W / 19.00694°S 65.28861°W / -19.00694; -65.28861 (Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport) 2,904 9,528
Delingha Airport[24] Delingha, Qinghai China HXD ZLDL 37°7′30″N 97°16′7″E / 37.12500°N 97.26861°E / 37.12500; 97.26861 (Delingha Airport) 2,860 9,383
Golmud Airport[25] Golmud, Qinghai China GOQ ZLGM 36°24′02″N 94°47′10″E / 36.40056°N 94.78611°E / 36.40056; 94.78611 (Golmud Airport) 2,842 9,324
Simikot Airport Simikot Nepal IMK VNST 29°58′9.59″N 81°49′4.79″E / 29.9693306°N 81.8179972°E / 29.9693306; 81.8179972 (Simikot Airport) 2,818 9,245
Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport (closed)[26] Quito Ecuador none
(former: UIO)
none
(former: SEQU)
00°08′28″S 078°29′17″W / 0.14111°S 78.48806°W / -0.14111; -78.48806 (Cotopaxi International Airport) 2,813 9,229
Cotopaxi International Airport[27] Latacunga Ecuador LTX SELT 00°54′25″S 078°36′57″W / 0.90694°S 78.61583°W / -0.90694; -78.61583 (Cotopaxi International Airport) 2,806 9,206
Tenzing-Hillary Airport[28] Lukla Nepal LUA VNLK 27°41′16″N 86°43′53″E / 27.68778°N 86.73139°E / 27.68778; 86.73139 (Tenzing-Hillary Airport) 2,774 9,101
Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport[29] Huaraz Peru ATA SPHZ 9°20′50″S 77°35′54″W / 9.34722°S 77.59833°W / -9.34722; -77.59833 (Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport) 2,773 9,098
Telluride Regional Airport Telluride, Colorado United States TEX KTEX 37°57′14″N 107°54′31″W / 37.95389°N 107.90861°W / 37.95389; -107.90861 (Telluride Regional Airport) 2,767 9,078
Jomsom Airport Jomsom Nepal JMO VNJS 28°46′33.59″N 83°43′12.59″E / 28.7759972°N 83.7201639°E / 28.7759972; 83.7201639 (Jomsom Airport) 2,736 8,976
Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport[30] Cajamarca Peru CJA SPJR 7°8′21″S 78°29′21″W / 7.13917°S 78.48917°W / -7.13917; -78.48917 (Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport) 2,676 8,780
Shennongjia Hongping Airport Shennongjia, Hubei China HPG ZHSN 31°38′01″N 110°20′17″E / 31.63361°N 110.33806°E / 31.63361; 110.33806 (Shennongjia Hongping Airport) 2,580 8,465
Toluca International Airport Toluca Mexico TLC MMTO 19°20′13″N 99°33′57″W / 19.33694°N 99.56583°W / 19.33694; -99.56583 (Toluca International Airport) 2,580 8,465
Rodríguez Ballón International Airport[31] Arequipa Peru AQP SPQU 16°20′28″S 71°34′59″W / 16.34111°S 71.58306°W / -16.34111; -71.58306 (Rodríguez Ballón International Airport) 2,562 8,406
El Dorado International Airport[32] Bogotá Colombia BOG SKBO 04°42′5″N 74°8′49″W / 4.70139°N 74.14694°W / 4.70139; -74.14694 (El Dorado International Airport) 2,548 8,360
Jorge Wilstermann International Airport[33] Cochabamba Bolivia CBB SLCB 17°25′15″S 66°10′37″W / 17.42083°S 66.17694°W / -17.42083; -66.17694 (Jorge Wilstermann International Airport) 2,548 8,360
Mariscal Lamar International Airport[34] Cuenca Ecuador CUE SECU 02°53′22″S 078°59′04″W / 2.88944°S 78.98444°W / -2.88944; -78.98444 (Mariscal Lamar International Airport) 2,532 8,307

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