National Runway Safety Team and Pilot-Controller Forum

Topic: Runway Safety Initiatives + interaction with Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) Controllers On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 18:00 Hawaiian Standard Time Location: HNL Inter-Island (Hawaiian Airlines) Terminal 7th Floor Facility HNL Airport Inter-Island Terminal 7th Floor 7th Floor Conference Center Honolulu, HI 96819 Select Number: WP1368328 Description: Runway Safety Initiatives + interaction with Honolulu […]

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“Line up and wait” suspended for 4L/4R at PHNL

According to the DoT General Aviation Officer HCF has temporarily suspended the “Line up and Wait” instruction for runways 4L and 4R at Honolulu: ” Because of the high number of instances involving RWYs 4L/4R and 22L/22R, due to various reasons such as frequent ASDE-X nuisance alerts, incorrect runway assignment, pilot/controller hearback/readback errors, students/unfamiliar pilots […]

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Runway Incursions

by Bruce Mayes
We are nearing the 38th anniversary of the worst runway incursion disaster in history when PanAm 747 and KLM 747 collided on the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. Runway incursion prevention requires all parties to the aviation party work as a team to keep aircraft from swapping paint, or worse. The FAA publishes the Runway Safety Report and offers details on the number, cause and prevention of Runway Incursions. The latest information was published for the 2013-2014 period.

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