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Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 2:07 am

How many simultaneous landings/takeoffs can your airport handle? I wouldn't bother you if I could find some maps and know the minimum clearance between runways. Thanks.
 
jwenting
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 2:12 am

AMS has 4 runways. I guess they can use them all at the same time if they want to. Don't think I've seen more than 3 in use at any time.
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gibberish
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 2:23 am

Once I landed at SFO in a Swissair MD-11. Parallel next to us a United Airlines aircraft landed at the exact same time. Spectacular! That was the best landing I've ever expierienced!
 
boeingmd82
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 3:49 am

Honolulu can handle 3 simultaneous landings when "land and hold short" is in effect. (actually 4, but runway 4L/22R is usually reserved for general aviation departures and arrivals.)
 
airlinelover
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 4:01 am

I was on a CO Express flight CLE-DTW, and a NW SAAB was landing on the runway right next to us, and touched down at the same time as MY plane..

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boeing 747-311
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 8:45 am

phx can get 2~
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cannibalz3
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 2:32 pm

Raleigh-Durham can take 2 simultaneous landings, but I believe they needed a waiver from the FAA to get clearance for landings that close together.
 
saxman66
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RE: Simultaneous Landings At Your Airport

Sat Sep 01, 2001 2:46 pm

DFW has 7 runways and can handle up to 6 simultaniously. However i've never seen that done.
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