At the 2005 IFATCA Conference in Melbourne, Germany expressed concern with regard to the safe operation of Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) and requested that the Technical and Operations Committee (TOC) study LAHSO. TOC has concluded that much of the criticism levelled at LAHSO are questions about airborne separation between flights operating simultaneously on multiple runways and need to be considered separately. This paper focuses solely on separation at the intersection of intersecting runways. It also proposes IFATCA definitions for various terms that are used to discuss operations on converging runways, and defines controller and pilot obligations and workload while conducting LAHSO.
IFATCA Policy is:
IFATCA opposes LAHSO unless the following concerns have been satisfactorily addressed:
|See: WP 86 – Istanbul 2007|
Last Update: July 17, 2020