747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3847 posts, RR: 2 Posted (6 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 4924 times:
Almost every time I have seen a QF A380 take off at LAX, the a/c used runway 25L ( one time they used 24), when 747s, 777s, A340s, and 767s takes off, they use 25R. I thought runway 25R was LAX longest runway, so why the worlds biggest airliner is using to shorter runway? Is 25L more re-enforce than 25R?
IAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (6 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4903 times:
Could be the allowable weight is higher for 25L. Other considerations might be a difference in the obstacles evaluation and climb gradient is lower for 25L or the outer parallel taxiways may be too close so the aircraft is restricted to using the outboard runways on either side of the airport.
Just some old fashioned guessing at best!
Any views shared are strictly my own and do not a represent those of any former employer.