Qamdo Bamda Airport ZUBD @14,219 ft with 2.8 mile runway

Formerly the [highest airport in the world] It was surpassed by [Daocheng Yading Airport] It has a very long runway, at 4.5 km (2.8 mi), a necessary feature due to the reduction in engine and lift performance that aircraft are subject to at altitude, requiring higher than normal lift-off speeds.

I don’t want to spoil your whole trip, but a few pics at FL190 for sneak peak.

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