displaced threshold


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displaced threshold

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A threshold is located at some distance away the beginning of a runway, but it does not include the downwind end of the runway. Areas reached prior to the displaced threshold are not permitted for landing, but they may be used for takeoff and taxiing.
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If you're flying the LNAV only or circling, remember that if you reach the MAP at RW32 you're over the displaced threshold, not the beginning of the pavement.
We never factored the displaced threshold into our line-speed check.
According to the NTSB's POH calculations, the airplane should have easily taken off and climbed out at its gross weight, with almost half the runway to spare (more, if the 190-foot distance from the displaced threshold to the trees is considered.
Not quite sure what point you're trying to make about the displaced threshold; all the numbers have to do with the actual usable threshold, not the pavement that happens to exist before that, so the displaced threshold shouldn't matter to the previous discussion.
You'll know a displaced threshold exists from a few sources.
Recovery of the displaced threshold on the Runway 19 end and relocation of the associated markings, lighting, and signage.
If you watched the film of 16R, you may remember the cinematically convenient displaced threshold that seems to truck on forever before actual runway numbers appear and invite the camera to land.
A temporary lighted displaced threshold and temporary visual navigation aids will be constructed as a function of this first phase.
Two more warning signs are the fact that there is a displaced threshold for Runway 22 and that the missed approach for Runway 4 requires a nonstandard climb gradient.
Tenders are invited for Runway 9 displaced threshold relocation.
Approaching a major airport, you note that the total runway length is 6,000 feet, with a 500 foot displaced threshold on the end you plan to use.
This is true for this procedure, because the airport diagram doesn't indicate a displaced threshold.