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Pilot Shares Rare Cockpit View Of Landing At Telluride's Record-Setting Airport

Ski runs visible from the runway? Welcome to Telluride.

The majority of folks who visit Telluride Ski Resort in Telluride, Colorado will fly into Montrose or drive all the way from Denver. But, for those willing to shell out the extra coin, Telluride has an airport of its own.

This airport isn't just another rinky-dink airstrip in the middle of nowhere. No, Telluride Regional Airport rests on a stunning mesa surround by the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains.

At 9,078 feet above sea level, it's the highest commercial airport in the country. Watch below as Pilots Robert Boyle and Jim Siverts land a Diamond DA42 Twinstar at Telluride:


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