3-8-4. SIMULTANEOUS OPPOSITE DIRECTION OPERATION
Authorize simultaneous opposite 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:
- Operations are conducted in VFR conditions.
- Two-way radio communication is maintained with the aircraft involved and pertinent traffic information is issued.
- TRAFFIC (description) ARRIVING/DEPARTING/LOW APPROACH, OPPOSITE DIRECTION ON PARALLEL RUNWAY/LANDING STRIP.
- The distance between the runways or landing strips is in accordance with the minima in TBL 3-8-2.
TBL 3-8-2 Opposite Direction Distance Minima
|Type of Operation
||Minimum distance (feet) between parallel
||Edges of adjacent strips or runway and strip
|Between sunrise and sunset
|Between sunset and sunrise