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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Runway End Siting Requirements CEE 4674 Analysis of Air Transportation Systems Dr. Antonio A. Trani Professor
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Runway End Siting Requirements FAA AC 150/5300-13 contains Appendix 2 - runway end siting requirements Purpose: Provides guidance on siting runway thresholds to meet new approach obstacle clearance requirements This analysis is independent of FAR Part 77 requirements and, in general, dominates for sections adjacent to the runway threshold 2
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Runway End Siting 3 “The runway threshold should be located at the beginning of a full strength runway pavement” (FAA 2011) However, displacement of the hthreshold may be required when an object obstructs the airspace required for landing and/or departing airplanes is beyond the airport owners’ power to remove, relocate or lower the object” (FAA 2011) Very detailed guidelines for acceptable Glide Path Angles (GPA) and Threshold Crossing Heights (TCH) are contained in FAA Order 8260.3B (TERPS Procedures Manual)
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Types of Analyses and Outcomes Approach Surfaces Object is removed Threshold is displaced The GPA or TCH are modified A combination of threshold change or GPA/ TCH changes Visibility minimums are raised Night operations are prohibited 4
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Types of Analyses and Outcomes Departure Surfaces Object is removed, relocated or lowered to preclude penetration Decrease Takeoff Distance Available (TODA) Modify instrument departure procedures (this requires consultation with Flight Procedures Office at FAA for guidance) 5
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Virginia Tech - Air Transportation Systems Laboratory Factors Considered in Runway End Siting
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