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Albuquerque, New Mexico: Longest Aerial Tramway in the U.S.

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Sandia Peak Tramway

Address:
30 Tramway Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM
Directions:
Sandia Peak Tramway, east side of town. I-40 exit 167 Tramway Blvd. north 9 miles.
Hours:
Summer daily 9-9, Fall-Spring daily 9-8, Tu 5-8 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
505-856-6544
Admission:
Admission
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Sandia Peak Tramway.

Longest Aerial Tramway in the U.S.

Glide 2.7 miles in a gondola on a cable, up to 10,378 foot Sandia Peak and a panoramic 360 degree view.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/12/2012]

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Sandia Peak Tramway

The Sandia Peak Tramway is the longest in the U.S., but it is not the world's longest.

[FY Liao, 05/10/2023]

It was the longest until 2010, when it was bested by one 3.5 miles long in Armenia.

World's Longest Aerial Tramway

Close, but China's Zhangjiajie National Forest has a skyway that is 7.5 km, which is about 4.6 miles.

[Hutch, 05/25/2014]
World's Longest Aerial Tramway

Not for the faint! Please note they stop running the tram if any "static" or thunder is on the horizon. This means you can be stuck at the top until the storms are over. Up to 2 hours or more.

[Nicole, 07/11/2013]
World's Longest Aerial Tramway

Sandia Peak Tramway is the world's longest aerial tramway, at 2.7 miles with a 10,378 foot elevation at the top of the tram. Go up to Sandia Peak and see 11,000 square miles. It can be much colder and windier at the top from the bottom. Take a heavier jacket than you need at the base that day.

[Steve, 06/07/2012]

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