It shows that for the MD-88 at MTOW at near-sea level, runway requirement is 7700 ft, increasing to 8000 ft at ISA + 15 deg C. Not much of an increase, so I suppose at 109 degrees it would be 9000 ft or so. Of course this is just a guess as I don't have access to manuals; I'm not sure if those documents are authoritative. Looks like the real penalties kick in with higher elevations.
AAR90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3516 posts, RR: 45
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4816 times:
Not sure about runway required; however AA's Takeoff Planning System (at least the version available to pilots) converts everything to Gross Weights since that is the only real variable we can control. AA flight 420/20July FAT-DFW had a 155,200 lbs weight limit due to environmental conditions at FAT [primarily due to runway length/terrain & temp.]. Load Control placed max 140 pax limit and max 3,400lbs cargo limit upon that flight.
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