World's Highest Airport Opens

Flights have begun from the world’s highest civil airport – Daocheng Yading in Tibet. The airport sits at an elevation of 4,411m and has a 4,200m runway. One of the first flights was to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province.

TAGS: Airlines Asia
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.