View Full Version : boeing runway extension 14.2 miles

Captain Greaser
24th Oct 2007, 14:38
Can anybody tell me why it is 14.2 miles? Why was this distance picked?

Check Airman
24th Oct 2007, 15:56
I suppose somebody just liked the number 14.2...

Thanks for enlightening me. I was under the impression that it was a mere 14nm.:)

25th Oct 2007, 15:30
Convert it into feet and you should find that its the same as the distance used on a "TYPE A" aeronautical chart.


Spooky 2
25th Oct 2007, 22:10
Hey Mutt,

Can you expand on that a little as it's still not clear to me what this signify's :confused: