runway orientation

runway orientation

The magnetic bearing of the centerline of the runway. See runway heading.
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When the wind direction is mentioned, it seems like the runway orientation should be specified, otherwise it is not obvious why wind direction would matter.
Wind-Rose) already obtained from the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Form AC-001 had been collected for completion and submission to Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), guidance materials on the procedures to be followed for development and certification of airport and related technical and regulatory requirements to be met had been collected for necessary assessment; and materials needs for runway orientation and establishment of Obstacle Limitation Surfaces had virtually been concluded
The ILS and SDF must be within three degrees of the runway orientation, while the LDA may be up to 30 degrees off.
The ILS and LDA must be within three degrees of the runway orientation, while the SDF may be up to 30 degrees off.
Hence, the runway orientation issue would appear to be critical to the overall proposal and therefore needs to be definitively established as soon as possible so that a proper consultation on the final configuration can be conducted.
According to this FAA CFI of the Year, part of the difference boils down to the approach course relative to the runway orientation.
A county councillor fighting the proposals is the latest to question the north-south runway orientation shown on draft drawings for the Church Lawford site.

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