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SFO Winds @140deg 25G32... Which Runway?  
User currently offline*HighFlyah* From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 184 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1118 times:

Hey everyone,

Just curious all you Bay Area people - winds are SFO on Saturday morning 12/14 are 140 degrees, 25 knots gusting to 32 knots. What runway will plans land and take off at? I can't imagine 28L/R since there is almost a direct strong tailwind!

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User currently offlineFlygga From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1109 times:

According to the ATIS (650-877-3585) the are landing on 19R/19L and departing on 10L/10R......typical pattern when a storm front is approaching.



User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1084 times:

That seems like a very dangerous landing/TO configuration, more so than the regular with how the takeoffs and landings will be crossing each other at a much higher speed.

User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6837 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

How is landing 19/departing 10 more dangerous? More dangerous than what?

In any case, as Mr Silagi said that's the usual pattern in rainy weather.


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