runway holding position

runway holding position

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Runway-holding position marking
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A designated position at which taxiing aircraft and vehicles may be required to hold to provide adequate clearance from a runway.
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During departure operations, ensure that aircraft/vehicles intending to cross a runway do not cross the runway holding position markings until the controller visually observes the departure aircraft in a turn, or the departure aircraft has passed the point where the crossing aircraft/vehicle is located, regardless of altitude, unless authorized in FAA Order JO 7110.65, 3-10-10, Altitude Restricted Low Approach."
The bottom image incorporates the enhanced taxiway centerline markings, a surface-painted runway holding position, denotes which taxiway angles off to the left and which taxiway you're already on.
In more specific terms, they want to rehabilitate MCIA's existing runway and taxiways; construct an additional full length parallel taxiway that can act as an emergency runway; and, develop additional rapid exit taxiways and runway holding positions.
First is to take over the airside facilities, and rehabilitate the existing runway and taxiways; construct an additional full-length parallel taxiway that can act as an emergency runway; and develop additional rapid exit taxiways and runway holding positions, all of which will improve the efficiency of aircraft movements.
Mandatory signs are placed on both (left and right) sides of the runway holding positions (CAT I and /or CAT III) and display the runway designation or a No entry sign to pilots to warn them they are about to enter a runway.

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