available landing distance


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available landing distance (ALD)

available landing distance (ALD)
The portion of the runway available for landing and rollout for aircraft cleared for LAHSO (landing and hold-short operation). This distance is measured from the landing threshold to the hold-short point.
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For this procedure, you have sufficient information available to determine the available landing distance.
The patented Airbus ROPS system computes minimum realistic in-flight landing and on-ground stopping distances and compares them to available landing distances in real time.
The Airbus-patented ROPS computes minimum realistic inflight landing and ground stopping distances while comparing them to available landing distances in real time.
The Airbus-patented ROPS computes minimum realistic in-flight landing and on-ground stopping distances while comparing them to available landing distances in real time.