Denver...speed thought?

I am currently flying in Denver region and I was thinking about the speed restrictions in this region. The speed restriction like every other region is 250kts until 10,000ft. Being that this region is in a significantly higher elevation, shouldnt the 250kt ceiling be significantly higher like until 15,000 ft?

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I’ve flown in Denver and the altitude is higher there. I’ve always thought about why the altitude for the speed isn’t higher. I guess that rule in the US applies to Denver even though it’s higher above sea level.

I have this same question, as takeoff from DEN is at a very high altitude, putting you 4 or 5 thousand feet ago, much lower than you’d think.

Federal Aviation Regulation (USA) sets the airspeed limit at 10,000 MSL. This can be found in Section 91.117


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