Essay on Orlando International Airport Operates Four Runways

1356 Words Nov 7th, 2016 6 Pages
Orlando International Airport operates four runways. The two longest runways on the west side of the airfield property are 18R/36L and 18L/36R (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 18R/36L is 12,004 feet long and 200 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 18L/36R is 12,005 feet long and 200 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). The two shorter runways on the east side of the airfield property are 17L/35R and 17R/35L (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 17L/35R is 9,001 feet long and 150 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 17R/35L is 10,000 feet long and 150 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). All runway pavements are in good condition and have a relatively high pavement classification number (PCN) to support aircraft loads (Flight Plan 2016). The lowest PCN of 97 is on runway 18L/36R (Flight Plan 2016). The highest PCN is on runway 17L/35R (Flight Plan 2016). All runways have an Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach with the exception of runways 18L and 36L. The airfield also has a 44 x 44 foot helipad designated as H1. The airport has several taxiways to provide access to the 4 runways and terminal facilities on the property. The taxiways on the west side of the property are designated as A, B, C, J, Z and Y with additional alphanumeric taxiways for interior connection points. The taxiways on the east end of the airfield are designated as H, G, K, L J, F, E and N with additional alphanumeric taxiways for interior connection points. Taxiways J, E and F provide access from the western to the…

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