taxiway lighting

Various lights displayed on taxiways for guidance of aircraft. These include taxiway-edge lights, taxiway centerline lights, exit-taxiway lights, rapid-taxiway lights, and lights where taxiways intersect runways.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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