Airport Signage: Runways
Airport markings, signs, and lights (PA.II.D.K3)
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1. What is the purpose of the runway/runway hold position sign?
Answer (B) is correct. (AIM Para 2-3-8) Runway/runway hold position signs are a type of mandatory instruction sign used to denote intersecting runways. These are runways that intersect and are being used for “Land, Hold Short” operations or are normally used for taxiing. These signs have a red background with white lettering. Runway/runway hold position signs are identical to the signs used for taxiway/runway intersections.
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2. (Refer to F.) This sign confirms your position on (Refer to Figure 65: U.S. Airport Signs)
Answer (B) is correct. (AIM Para 2-3-9) A runway location sign has a black background with a yellow inscription and a yellow border. The inscription on the sign informs the pilot they are located on Runway 22.
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