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Top 30 Highest Airports in the World

Want to know which airport has the highest elevation (altitude)? See our top 30 highest airport in elevation (altitude). The highest airport is the Qamdo Bangda Airport in China with an elevation of 4,334 metres (14,219 feet).

Airport NameIATACityCountryAltitude (metres)Rank
Qamdo Bangda AirportBPXBangdaChina4,3341
GunsaNGQShiquanheChina4,2002
El Alto IntlLPBLa PazBolivia4,0613
Lhasa-GonggarLXALhasaChina4,0044
Yushu BatangYUSYushuChina3,9625
Capitan Nicolas RojasPOIPotosiBolivia3,9366
JuliacaJULJuliacaPeru3,8267
SyangbocheSYHSyangbocheNepal3,7528
Jiuzhaigou HuanglongJZHJiuzhaigouChina3,4489
AndahuaylasANSAndahuaylasPeru3,44410
ManangNGXManangNepal3,35311
Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete IntlCUZCuzcoPeru3,31012
LehIXLLehIndia3,25613
San LuisIPIIpialesColombia2,97614
Nyingchi AirportLZYNyingchiChina2,94915
Teniente Coronel Luis A MantillaTUATulcanEcuador2,94116
Juana Azurduy De PadillaSRESucreBolivia2,90417
Machu Pichu AirportMFTMachu PichuPeru2,89618
SimikotIMKSimikotNepal2,81819
Mariscal Sucre IntlUIOQuitoEcuador2,81320
Cotopaxi International AirportLTXLatacungaEcuador2,80621
PanzhihuaPZIPanzhihuaChina2,80022
Bokondini AirportBUIBokondini-Papua IslandIndonesia2,77523
LuklaLUALuklaNepal2,77424
Comandante Fap German Arias GrazianiATAAntaPeru2,77325
TellurideTEXTellurideUnited States2,76726
Coronel Fap Alfredo Mendivil DuarteAYPAyacuchoPeru2,71827
Harar Meda AirportQHRDebre ZeyitEthiopia2,69728
JomsomJMOJomsomNepal2,68229
Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias AirportCJACajamarcaPeru2,67630

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