Re: interesting landing - runway switch at 800ft

From:         daniel lance herrick <>
Organization: Allen-Bradley Company
Date:         29 Jul 96 02:29:39 
References:   1
Next article
View raw article
  or MIME structure

Doug Snow (HUF) wrote:
> At least here in the states, it depends on the distance between the
> runways.  At airports like SFO where there is a very narrow distance
> between the runways, the sidestep landing minimums are pretty low (if
> sidestep is allowed at all at SFO, dont know just an example).  Most
> sidestep minimums arent much higher than normal circling minimums.

I suspect they are higher at SFO.

I once spent a week in a hotel there where I could go up on the
roof and be between and ABOVE the approach paths for the two runways.

I spent quite a bit of time on the roof just watching the planes
come in. Below me.