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Usable Runway Lengths  
User currently offlineFlyordie From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 50 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

Here's a quick question:

Are published runway lengths from touchdown to end of runway or are they from beginning of asphalt to end of asphalt?

Thanks for the response,
flyordie

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User currently offlineBio15 From Colombia, joined Mar 2001, 1089 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2747 times:

It's measured from threshold to threshold on simple runways.
I'm not sure how it's measured when there are overruns at either end, or when there are displaced thresholds for obstacle clearance during landing.
-bio


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2702 times:

Runway lengths are measured including displaced thresholds and all fully usable runway surface. They do not include overruns, stopways, blastpads, or aligned taxiways.

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