runway orientation

runway orientation

The magnetic bearing of the centerline of the runway. See runway heading.
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The runway orientation is northeast to southwest with full-length parallel taxiways.
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.
SDFs are often oriented within three degrees of the runway orientation, but don't have to be.
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.

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