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Old 04-07-2011, 04:51 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by FlamesKickAss View Post
cool!

one question though? I tried to google search this but can't seem to find the answer what does 16L/34R mean?
When you have parallel runways you need to find a way to distinguish them from one another.

Currently YYC has only one runway 16/34 (the numbers are the magnetic headings rounded off). So when we have two 16/34 runways there will be a 16R (right) and 16L (left) and same for the 34 sides.

If you were to have 3 runways in parallel then the centre runway would get the 'C' designator for centre.
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