The Annotated Airport
A guide to the meaning of the myriad signs, lines, circles, arrows, numbers, letters, and lights on the airport grounds.
- By Patricia Trenner
- Air & Space magazine, March 2005
(Page 4 of 5)
Aircraft may not enter this area.
4 arrowheads This runway is 100 feet wide
2 arrowheads less than 60 feet wide
4 threshold stripes This runway is 60 feet wide.
16 threshold stripes 200 feet wide.
High-Speed Exit markings After landing, follow the green lights to make a high-speed exit from the runway.
A series of yellow chevrons: The runway threshold is “displaced.” Land beyond here.
X on runway (or taxiway): Closed.