Difference between revisions of "Runway observation"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An evaluation of certain meteorological elements observed at a specified point  on or near an airport runway.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">[[Temperature]], [[wind speed]] and [[direction]], [[ceiling]], and [[visibility]] are among the elements  frequently observed at such locations because of the importance of these data to aircraft landing  and takeoff operations. <br/>''See'' [[runway temperature]], [[runway visibility]], [[runway visual range]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An evaluation of certain meteorological elements observed at a specified point  on or near an airport runway.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">[[temperature|Temperature]], [[wind speed]] and [[wind direction|direction]], [[ceiling]], and [[visibility]] are among the elements  frequently observed at such locations because of the importance of these data to aircraft landing  and takeoff operations. <br/>''See'' [[runway temperature]], [[runway visibility]], [[runway visual range]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 25 April 2012



runway observation

An evaluation of certain meteorological elements observed at a specified point on or near an airport runway.

Temperature, wind speed and direction, ceiling, and visibility are among the elements frequently observed at such locations because of the importance of these data to aircraft landing and takeoff operations.
See runway temperature, runway visibility, runway visual range.