Determining the Availability of Existing Runways

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  • 1 USAF, Andrews Air Force Base
  • | 2 USAF, Rhein Main Air Force Base
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A method is presented for determining the probability of occurrence of all combinations of crosswind and runway wind components at an airport. It is applied to Prestwick, Scotland for the existing instrument runway and for winds occurring with ceilings less than 1000 ft and/or visibilities less than three miles.

A method is presented for determining the probability of occurrence of all combinations of crosswind and runway wind components at an airport. It is applied to Prestwick, Scotland for the existing instrument runway and for winds occurring with ceilings less than 1000 ft and/or visibilities less than three miles.

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