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 February 6th, 2011, 12:10 PM #1 Senior Member   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 895 Thanks: 1 Runway numbering Hi 1 ) an airplane land of number 13 what direction is landing ? 2 ) an airplane la to the East 180 dgree what is the number of runway ? How i can slove this ??
 February 6th, 2011, 12:18 PM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Runway numbering From Wikipedia: "Runways are named by a number between 01 and 36, which is generally one tenth of the magnetic azimuth of the runway's heading: a runway numbered 09 points east (90°), runway 18 is south (180°), runway 27 points west (270°) and runway 36 points to the north (360° rather than 0°)."
 February 6th, 2011, 12:41 PM #3 Senior Member   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 895 Thanks: 1 Re: Runway numbering number = Direction measured clockwise from magnetic north / 10 for Q1 13 X 10 = 130 then the direction east south from towards of runway but from backward what will the direction ?
 February 6th, 2011, 01:42 PM #4 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Runway numbering For Q1 you would say southeast (SE), then 180 degrees more gives a runway number of 13 + 18 = 31 if I am understanding correctly.
 February 6th, 2011, 01:51 PM #5 Senior Member   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 895 Thanks: 1 Re: Runway numbering Hi markfl , why you say southeast and we know direction go clockwise and why 13 + 18 ??
 February 6th, 2011, 02:02 PM #6 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Runway numbering The convention is to give north or south first, then east or west, so that starting at north and working clockwise, we have: N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW For problem 2, I could only assume you were wanting to know the number of the runway 180 degrees off from the first runway, that's why I added 18. If you could explain the second problem more clearly, I will try it again.
 February 6th, 2011, 02:14 PM #7 Senior Member   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 895 Thanks: 1 Re: Runway numbering but Q1 and 2 not same for Q2 180 divide 10 = 18 I think the answe is 18 Is that correct ?? and about Q1 How I know the oppise direction ? As we know runway has to number front and ba
 February 6th, 2011, 02:29 PM #8 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Runway numbering Runway 18 would point due south, what does that have to do with east? As I stated, Q2 as worded, is very hard to understand. Could you post it again, taking care to word it properly? A huge American sporting event is about to start, so I will check back in about 4 hours!
 February 6th, 2011, 07:34 PM #9 Senior Member   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 895 Thanks: 1 Re: Runway numbering about Q 1 there is another answer . its 13 from S-E and 32 from N-W (Now I know first one ) but how I find (32) As we plane Can lands in runway from bak and front help me I will come agine
 February 6th, 2011, 08:14 PM #10 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Runway numbering 32 - 13 = 19 meaning 190° difference, how can that be the same runway?

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