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Moscow Runways

Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:28 pm

I was viewing the layout of the 2 major airports in Moscow: Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo. What I know is that airport designers study the patterns of wind direction to determine the best orientation of runways.

DME has 2 parallel runways, and the same applies to SVO... but in perpendicular positions, and the airports are like 70 km away. Would the wind direction change in such a small diameter?
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