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Lines Across The Runway?  
User currently offlineMason From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 748 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 986 times:


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In this pucture, what is the function of the white lines painted across the runway? Is it the target touchdown point for aircraft coming in from the other direction? Just a Japan thing? Thanks in advance.

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User currently offlineTWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3122 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 946 times:

Its a crosswalk for the chicken that wanted to get across the runway.

-TWA902fly
Chicago illinois



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User currently offlineLBA From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 494 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 938 times:

These are known as 'piano keys' and mark the touchdown point.

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