3-8-3. SIMULTANEOUS SAME DIRECTION OPERATION

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  • 3-8-3. SIMULTANEOUS SAME DIRECTION OPERATION

    Authorize simultaneous, same direction operations on parallel runways, on parallel landing strips, or on a runway and a parallel landing strip only when the following conditions are met:

    1. Operations are conducted in VFR conditions unless visual separation is applied.
    2. Two-way radio communication is maintained with the aircraft involved and pertinent traffic information is issued.
    3. The distance between the parallel runways or landing strips is in accordance with those specified in TBL 3-8-1.
    TBL 3-8-1 Same Direction Distance Minima
    Aircraft category Minimum distance (feet) between parallel
    Runway centerlines Edges of adjacent strips or runway and strip
    Category I or Category II 300 200
    If either aircraft is a Category III 500 400
    If either aircraft is a Heavy 700 600
    • NOTE:
    • 1. Aircraft Categories specified in Table 3-8-1 are Same Runway Separation (SRS) categories as indicated in Paragraph 3-9-6, Same Runway Separation.
    • 2. When conducting Simultaneous Same Direction Operations (SSDO), applicable Wake Turbulence provisions apply.
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