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Runway Profile Design

Runway Profile Design

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Does anyone know what the FAA standards are for runway profile design of Category C and D runways, at the first and last quarter lengths?  Specifically, are grade changes allowed within the first and last quarter lengths?

Thanks in advance,

Guo-Pin Fuan

RE: Runway Profile Design

There can be a grade change in the first last quarters of the runway but it is still limited by the grade change rule for runways.

RE: Runway Profile Design

(OP)
Thanks.  We've since found out from FAA that vertical curves are allowed, per your response.

RE: Runway Profile Design

Chapter 5 Fig. 5-3 Longitudinal grade limitations for aircraft approach catgoreies C & D.

150/5300-13 Airport Design (9-29-89). (AAS- 110). (Consolidated reprint includes changes 1 thru 5.)  Contains the FAA's standards and recommendations for airport design. ($20.00 Supt. Docs.) SN 050-007-01046-0.  This AC is very large and therefore is broken into the following sections for downloading:  Chapters [1-8]  Appendices  [1-11] [12] [13-18]

at

http://www.faa.gov/arp/pdf/5300-13.pdf

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