abandoned airport


abandoned airport
An airport permanently closed to aircraft operations. It may bear the current standard marking and lighting for deceptive, closed, and hazardous areas in airports. All normal runway and taxiway markings are obliterated if the runway or taxiway is permanently closed. The standard marking has white crosses at intervals of 1000 ft (300 m) or less.
Typical marking for abandoned airport—white crosses at not more than 300 m interval.

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