List from Chapter 3

HIGHEST COMMERCIAL AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD

Seven of the ten highest commercial airports are in the Andes, a mountain range with numerous high-elevation cities. Two are in relatively sparse Tibet.
AIRPORT CITY    
1. Bangda, Tibet
2. La Paz, Bolivia
3. Juliaca, Peru
4. Gonggar, Tibet (near Lhasa)
5. Cuzco, Peru
6. Sucre, Bolivia
7. Quito, Ecuador
8. Telluride, Colorado, USA
9. Arequipa, Peru
10. Bogota, Colombia
ELEVATION (FT.)
14,219
13,314
12,546
11,621
10,630
9,528
9,222
9,078
8,406
8,361

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