runway safety area


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runway safety area

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An area abutting the edges of the usable runway symmetrically located about the runway and which has been cleared, drained, and normally turfed. It extends 200 ft (60 m) beyond each runway end. The width of the safety area varies according to the type of runway. The runway safety area should not have ruts, humps, depressions, or other surface variations and should be able to support airport safety vehicles such as crash tenders and cranes. The safety area should be free of all objects, except those that need to be there because of their functions. These objects should be constructed on frangible mounted structures to the lowest possible height with the frangible point no higher than 3 in above grade.
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Sydney Airport has announced that it will begin constructing a larger runway safety area at the western end of the east-west runway in April 2008.
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Removing 1,000 feet of runway and adding 300 feet, shifting the crosswind runways to clear existing runway visibility zone obstructions, adding a new runway safety area and pavement markings, and repairing the runway edge are some improvements included in the Cold Bay Airport Crosswind Runway project.
One grant of $5.3 million would be used for the installation of an enhanced runway safety area to meet safety standards mandated by the FAA.
Receiving the supplemental funding from the federal government for the runway safety area will significantly improve safety for all users of our airport, said Haley Walker, airport manager at Grant County Regional Airport.
The $26.6 million Nome Airport Runway Safety Area and Apron Improvements project was originally awarded in October 2013.
Oklahoma airport to hold public meeting on runway safety area Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Okla., will hold a public meeting today about expansion of a runway safety area.
Jamestown Regional Airport $1,277,000 The funds will be used to rehabilitate one of the airports runways and taxiways, as well as to improve a runway safety area.