|Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 6):|
Never really understood it because on a whole, the airport is not that busy, and the airspace is not that busy.
|Quoting PITrules (Reply 9):|
Its the 6th busiest airport in the world.
|Quoting BC77008 (Reply 10):|
It states there were 539,842 aircraft movements last year. If I take 670 daily flights and multiply it by 2 (to account for one take off and one landing per flight) I get 1340. Multiply that by 365 I get 489,100, so what are the other 50,742 flights?
|Quoting PITrules (Reply 12):|
Yes; the topic is about aircraft delays
|Quoting usairways85 (Reply 13):|
Also don't forget other carriers fly into CLT other than just US.
|Quoting thenoflyzone (Reply 8):|
|Quoting usairways85 (Reply 5):|
|Quoting bahadir (Reply 20):|
They also need to cancel the noise abatement BS where they are only allowed to use 5-23 in the mornings.. I have taken off many mornings from NC/SC/GA/VA airports to find long vectors, ground stops, etc. etc. just because of this.
|Quoting zippyjet (Reply 16):|
US seems to have lousy hubs/focus cities for on time performance. CLT, LGA, DCA, BOS.
|Quoting Cubsrule (Reply 11):|
How many slots per hour is "proper?"
|Quoting thenoflyzone (Reply 22):|
Landing on two parallels, be it facing north or south, the AAR for CLT is anywhere from 64 to 73 in VMC. In IMC, it drops down to 60-68 arrivals an hour.
|Quoting usairways85 (Reply 24):|
Also I forget what consitutues an arrival but if it's wheels down it does not account for taxi time and ramp delays due alleyway congestion or an aircraft still at the gate of arrival.
|Quoting usairways85 (Reply 24):|
An ontime departure is when the aircraft pushes back ontime, that does not take into account waiting to depart for 20 minutes.
|Quoting Cubsrule (Reply 23):|
And what's the maximum number of scheduled operations per hour?
|Quoting thenoflyzone (Reply 28):|
During peak hours, it's pretty obvious it's more than 60-65 per hour. Hence the problem.
|Quoting Cubsrule (Reply 29):|
It's not obvious. If weather closes the airfield, no number of slots, no matter how small, eliminates delays and diversions.
|Quoting thenoflyzone (Reply 30):|
I'm merely suggesting a way to operate the airport that would be better than the current way it is done.
|Quoting DashTrash (Reply 32):|
It was that way when I started Piedmont in '04. Turboprops were permitted to use 18R / 36L but turbojet traffic was all 5/23 unless operational necessity dictates otherwise.
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