3-3-5. BRAKING ACTION ADVISORIES

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  • 3-3-5. BRAKING ACTION ADVISORIES

    1. When runway braking action reports are received from pilots or the airport management which include the terms “medium,” “poor,” or “nil” or whenever weather conditions are conducive to deteriorating or rapidly changing runway conditions, include on the ATIS broadcast the statement “Braking Action Advisories are in effect.”
      • REFERENCE
      • FAA Order JO 7210.3, Para 10-4-1, Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS).
    2. During the time Braking Action Advisories are in effect, take the following action:
      1. Issue the latest braking action report for the runway in use to each arriving and departing aircraft early enough to be of benefit to the pilot. When possible, include reports from super or heavy aircraft when the arriving or departing aircraft is a super or heavy.
      2. If no report has been received for the runway of intended use, issue an advisory to that effect.
        • PHRASEOLOGY
        • NO BRAKING ACTION REPORTS RECEIVED FOR RUNWAY (runway number).
      3. Advise the Airport Operator that runway braking action reports of “good to medium,” “medium,” “medium to poor,” “poor,” or “nil” have been received.
        • REFERENCE
        • FAA Order JO 7210.3, Para 4-3-1, Letters of Agreement.
      4. Solicit PIREPs of runway braking action.
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