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Runway & Taxiway Markings
• Runways marked in white
• Taxiways marked in yellow
Taxi way Markings - Yellow
Runway Threshold
Threshold
Markings
Displacement
Markings
Sterile
Area
Taxiway
Airfield Lighting
Taxiway Lighting –
Blue Edge, Green Centre
Airfield Approach Lights
Threshold (Green)
PAPIs (Red/White)
Approach
Lights (White)
White Runway
lights
Threshold
Green Lights
Red
Obstruction
Lights
Sterile
Area
Precision
Approach Path
Indicators (PAPIs)
Threshold Lights
High Visibility “T”
Approach Lights
Lining up on Approach
Landing on Runway 15 – Birmingham Airport
Landing on Runway 15 – Birmingham Airport
Why are taxiway lights and markings so
important?
Objectives
• Understand Airfield Layouts
• Know how runways are numbered
• Know how runways & taxiways are marked –
by day and night
• Know how approach lights guide an aircraft
into land
Questions?
Questions
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What does “HAS” stand for?
What colour are obstruction lights?
What colour are threshold lights?
How are taxiways marked in daylight?
What colours are taxiway lights?
What is used on an airfield to show wind
direction?
Questions
• How are runways numbered?
• True or False: Pilots will usually choose to
take off with the wind behind them.
• What is a “Sterile Area”?
• How is a Sterile Area marked?

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