AmericanPilot From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 36 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 523 times:
What's up with all these private jets taking off from non active runways. When I am out spotting at CCR, LVK, OAK, and SFO I see private jets request for, and take off from non active runways with the wind at full X wind or tail wind. Is this safe? and why are they cleared to do this?
I think (and I stress think) that this is to make up for taxi time and not have to taxi all the way acrost the airport to take off. But IM not sure.
If u could answer this question that would be grate!