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Longtimer
31st Oct 2019, 20:05
Are any airports outside of the US using these lights? https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_UFAA News (https://www.faa.gov/news/)‎Today, ‎October ‎31, ‎2019, ‏‎2 hours ago

News and Updates - Runway Status Lights Now Fully Operational (https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U)

‎Today, ‎October ‎31, ‎2019, ‏‎3 hours ago[img]res://ieframe.dll/feedarrowtrans.png (https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U)The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Runway Status Lights (https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/technology/rwsl/) (RWSL), the first technology to provide direct warning to pilots about potential runway conflicts, is now operational at all 20 sites approved to receive the ground-breaking technology.A report on the effectiveness of RWSL at the 15 airports where it was operational in 2017 found an overall 52% reduction in the average runway incursion rate, with 15,484 potential saves by the technology.The FAA developed RWSL technology to increase situational awareness for flight crews and airport vehicle drivers, providing an added layer of runway safety. The technology alerts pilots and vehicle operators to stop when runways and taxiways are not safe to enter, cross or begin takeoff. Red lights embedded in the pavement illuminate when the presence of other traffic creates a potential conflict. RWSL uses the airports surface surveillance system to determine the location of aircraft and vehicles. The lights are fully automated, requiring no input from air traffic controllers.Pilots and ground vehicle operators must still receive clearances from controllers for any operation on runways or taxiways.The RWSL system is comprised of two types of lights. Runway Entrance Lights (REL) are deployed at taxiway and runway crossings and illuminate if it is unsafe to enter or cross a runway. Takeoff Hold Lights (THL) are deployed in the runway by the departure hold zone and illuminate when there is an aircraft in position for departure and the runway is occupied by another aircraft or vehicle and is unsafe for takeoff.RWSLs are now operational at the following airports:

Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Boston Logan International Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Chicago OHare International Airport
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Houstons George Bush Intercontinental Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport
LaGuardia International Airport
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport
Orlando International Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
San Diego International Airport
San Francisco International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport

AmarokGTI
31st Oct 2019, 21:15
Sort of.
Stop Bars are used at Sydney, Melbourne, Perth. I think Brisbane under construction. There may be others that I donít visit.
Donít have the lights that show in the lined up position though.

Australopithecus
31st Oct 2019, 21:21
But the stop bars in Australia just serve like an (manually operated, not always correctly) illuminated stop sign. The status lights Longtimer posted are context sensitive, and automatic.

DaveReidUK
31st Oct 2019, 21:58
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single chime
1st Nov 2019, 02:59
Fukuoka, Japan has them

Meester proach
1st Nov 2019, 12:41
I think they are pretty cool.
All we need now is like a big net they can pop up at the hold point if anyone is determined to taxi on without clearance

single chime
1st Nov 2019, 23:13
Other Japanese airports: Osaka, New Chitose, Naha, Haneda

plhought
2nd Nov 2019, 04:11
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1432x1074/20191101_220352_010359a9bb04fec1a1ce22d99d5afe0804e0b75a.jpg
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1440x1080/20191101_220406_42dcc88a48d302938da5c453e92b53b32461abbf.jpg
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1440x1080/20191101_220421_5d62dee6f2f453b326012af71af400b762eec239.jpg

Invented by Gerry Anderson and company 50ish years ago :) !!

tcasblue
4th Nov 2019, 02:13
It is interesting to watch them in SFO while holding on 28R/L. They are activated for the cross runway takeoff with the standard red lights but actually extinguish prior to the aircraft rolling on 01L/R reaching the intersection.

neilki
4th Nov 2019, 20:20
Are any airports outside of the US using these lights? https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U (https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U)FAA News (https://www.faa.gov/news/)‎Today, ‎October ‎31, ‎2019, ‏‎2 hours agoNews and Updates - Runway Status Lights Now Fully Operational (https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U)‎Today, ‎October ‎31, ‎2019, ‏‎3 hours ago[img]res://ieframe.dll/feedarrowtrans.png (https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=94711&omniRss=news_updatesAoc&cid=101_N_U)The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Runway Status Lights (https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/technology/rwsl/) (RWSL), the first technology to provide direct warning to pilots about potential runway conflicts, is now operational at all 20 sites approved to receive the ground-breaking technology.A report on the effectiveness of RWSL at the 15 airports where it was operational in 2017 found an overall 52% reduction in the average runway incursion rate, with 15,484 potential saves by the technology.The FAA developed RWSL technology to increase situational awareness for flight crews and airport vehicle drivers, providing an added layer of runway safety. The technology alerts pilots and vehicle operators to stop when runways and taxiways are not safe to enter, cross or begin takeoff. Red lights embedded in the pavement illuminate when the presence of other traffic creates a potential conflict. RWSL uses the airports surface surveillance system to determine the location of aircraft and vehicles. The lights are fully automated, requiring no input from air traffic controllers.Pilots and ground vehicle operators must still receive clearances from controllers for any operation on runways or taxiways.The RWSL system is comprised of two types of lights. Runway Entrance Lights (REL) are deployed at taxiway and runway crossings and illuminate if it is unsafe to enter or cross a runway. Takeoff Hold Lights (THL) are deployed in the runway by the departure hold zone and illuminate when there is an aircraft in position for departure and the runway is occupied by another aircraft or vehicle and is unsafe for takeoff.RWSLs are now operational at the following airports:

Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Boston Logan International Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Chicago OHare International Airport
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Houstons George Bush Intercontinental Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport
LaGuardia International Airport
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport
Orlando International Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
San Diego International Airport
San Francisco International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport

















Good grief. I just realized there was only one airport on that list I didn't go to last month...
-and I have Gerry Andersons' Autograph! FAB!!

Check Airman
4th Nov 2019, 23:32
Good grief. I just realized there was only one airport on that list I didn't go to last month...
-and I have Gerry Andersons' Autograph! FAB!!

Donít leave us in suspense. Which one was it?

Youíve had a busy month. I think Iíve visited 3 in the last month. Thereís only 1 on the list that I havenít been to.

victorpapa
5th Nov 2019, 09:47
12 out of 20 🤔 Not bad for someone thats not based in The Colonies

standbykid
5th Nov 2019, 15:13
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1432x1074/20191101_220352_010359a9bb04fec1a1ce22d99d5afe0804e0b75a.jpg



Invented by Gerry Anderson and company 50ish years ago :) !!

Thing of Goddam beauty.

MarkerInbound
6th Nov 2019, 11:27
It is interesting to watch them in SFO while holding on 28R/L. They are activated for the cross runway takeoff with the standard red lights but actually extinguish prior to the aircraft rolling on 01L/R reaching the intersection.

The system is designed that way. The timing is such that the controller can clear you for TO or to cross the runway as the traffic goes by and there will be no conflict with the RWSL system.