back-taxi

back-taxi

A term used by air traffic controllers instructing an aircraft to taxi onto the runway opposite to the traffic flow. The aircraft may be instructed to back-taxi to the beginning of the runway or at some point before reaching the runway end used for departures or to exit the runway.
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This project will enhance safety by eliminating the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway.
We both remarked how departing flights did not back-taxi onto the displaced threshold to begin their takeoff roll, leaving all that runway behind them.
The tower controller cleared us onto the runway, and we proceeded to back-taxi to take advantage of the full length of the runway.
An airplane that lands can immediately get off the runway to taxi instead of having to back-taxi down the runway," said Howard Franklin, jetport manager.
As we slowed our F-15E to a stop with 3,000 feet remaining, we crossed to the cold side of the runway and called "Two's slowed" so lead could begin his turn for back-taxi.
In 2014, Heitkamp announced nearly $40,000 in federal funding for the design phase of widening the existing taxilane and construction of a new partial taxiway to reduce the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway of the Cavalier airport.
The ground controller responded, "One Kilo Mike, roger, back-taxi into position hold Runway Three-One, let me know this frequency when you're ready for departure.
An EA-6B crew was given permission for back-taxi and hold runway 09R.
The funds will be used to widen the existing hanger taxiway and construct a partial parallel taxiway so that aircraft do not need to back-taxi on the runway.
For the Herc, this requires rolling out past the taxiway and using one of the cutouts to make a U-turn and back-taxi toward the ramp, which we did.
One little tidbit often lost in the noise of finding the airport and negotiating the traffic pattern is whether the airport comes with a full-length parallel taxiway, are back-taxi procedures in place, or is there some combination, depending on the runway in use?
Bowman Municipal Airport Authority $100,000 To build a parallel taxiway eliminating the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway.