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Displaced Threshold On Rwy 28 At Kord?

Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:55 pm

Hi --

Just went into KORD a few times recently and noticed what seemed to be an extremely displaced threshold on rwy 28, perhaps due to construction.

It's not on the NACO / FAA charts; anyone know what the deal is?
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RE: Displaced Threshold On Rwy 28 At Kord?

Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:01 pm

ORD 07/537 ORD RWY 28 PAEW 600 E OF RWY 28 THR TIL 0910012300

So, basically, to answer your question, yes.
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RE: Displaced Threshold On Rwy 28 At Kord?

Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:37 pm

PAEW: Personnel and equipment on or adjacent to runway.

(I had to look it up)
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RE: Displaced Threshold On Rwy 28 At Kord?

Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:21 am

O'Hare(ORD) Runway Operations (by Sovietjet May 19 2009 in Tech Ops)

Go to reply # 3

There was even a general POSBD (Company Notam) at United which gave all the info for runway 28 during this time. They wanted to make sure all the line guys knew whats what.

IIRC, the threshold crossing height is 75 feet right now.

[Edited 2009-08-06 17:24:05]

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