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RWY 05/23 @ YYZ Closing?  
User currently offlineDakotasport From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 228 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1536 times:

Hey everyone! I was listening to my scanner last week and I heard one of the Tower Controllers say that this runway is closing in the next couple of weeks??? HUH???? Is that true???


Thanks in advance

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User currently offlineWestJetYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1496 times:

I don't think they're closing it? However they MAY be renaming it, I believe it's scheduled to become 23L/05R ... but I could be mistaken.

User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1418 times:

I doubt if it's being closed permanently, but I suppose they could close it for re-surfacing or something of that nature.

Runway 05/23 is slated to be twinned at some time in the future - depending on demand. However I can't see them renaming it years in advance of a new runway being commissioned. In any event I was under the impression that the new one would be 05R/23L. Looking at the airport chart, it appears that a new runway to the north of the present one would just about touch the FedEx ramp. OTOH, one on the south side would be very close to the Vista Cargo buildings.


User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3799 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

Vista cargo is being removed for the new runway construction, but I imagine this closure is just for some usual runway work, paving, painting etc...They may re-name it...they did it to 24R/06L a few years back before the new one was ready....cause much confusion..."You mean Im cleared to land on 6L but its the one on the right???" Was a common phrase back then...hehehe


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User currently offlineJNCVH From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 22 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1330 times:

The runway isn't closing or being re-named for awhile there is some construction planned in the next couple of weeks but nothing permanet.

JVH


User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1268 times:

Slawko,

They may re-name it...they did it to 24R/06L a few years back before the new one was ready....cause much confusion..."

Yes, but that renaming was much more radical. 24L changed to 24R and 24R changed to 23. I think they did it early so that everyone would be used to the new numbers before 24L/6R opened.


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