Accession Number : AD0777914

Title :   Analysis of Dual Lane Runways.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICE

Personal Author(s) : Ball,Carl T.

Report Date : MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : An interservice ad hoc Dual Lane Runway (DLRW) Committee was established in January 1971 to develop, evaluate and demonstrate dual lane runway design criteria, modes of operation and site selection criteria. In support of this effort, data was collected on dual lane runway operations at Cleveland Hopkins, Boston Logan, Los Angeles International, and Atlanta Hartsfield International Airports. The Lincoln Laboratory of MIT was employed to conduct real time (man-in-the-loop) and fast time (canned program) computer simulations of dual lane runway configurations and operation strategies. The bulk of their work dealt with using one runway for arrivals only and one runway for departures only. The dual lane analysis was extended by the Airport Design Branch of the Systems Research and Development Service (SRDS) to include modes of operation where both runways were used for arrivals and one or more runways for departures. A model predicting potential missed approaches was used for this effort. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Air traffic control systems, *Terminal flight facilities, *Runways, Aircraft landings, Takeoff, Taxiways, Scheduling, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE