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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Runway Labels and Nomenclature CEE 4674 Analysis of Air Transportation Systems Dr. Antonio A. Trani Professor
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Runway Labels Runway numerals (or labels) are used to uniquely identify runways at airports Runway labels are assigned based on runway magnetic heading ( divided by 10 ) Example: Roanoke Regional Airport runway 16-34 2 Source: Airnav.com Magnetic Variation
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory ROA Regional 3 Runway 16-34 Runway 06-24 0 (or 360) deg (true North) 90 deg 180 deg 270 deg
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory ROA Regional Example 4 Source: Airnav.com Runway 16 has a magnetic heading of 156 degrees Runway 16 has a true heading of 148 deg. ROA has a magnetic variation of 8 degrees West (+)
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Parallel Runways Two parallel runways Use Right and Left designations
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