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Driving

Training Class
Presented by:
Lancaster
Airport
Authority

Driving is a Privilege
 Driving on the airport, airport apron and ramps is a
privilege and can be revoked at anytime for any
reason.
 Violations and Enforcement actions will be
handled in accordance with approved Airport
Rules, FAR 139.329 and the Airport Certification
manual.
 Accidents or Mishaps should be immediately
reported to Airport Operations

SAFETY Violations- Examples
 Excessive speeding on the AOA
 Failure to Stop or Yield
 Failure to Yield to Aircraft or Emergency
Vehicles.
 Outside authorized Area.
 FOD Violations

Speed Limits
 Speed Limit on Terminal Ramp or within
close proximity to taxiing aircraft or adjacent
to buildings: 10 M.P.H.
 All other areas on airfield not to exceed:

35 M.P.H.

The A.A.O. is divided into two sections Movement Area Non-Movement Area .

Area where you ARE authorized to drive without ATC communications This area is not controlled by the Air Traffic Control Tower NON-MOVEMENT AREA .

Area where you ARE NOT authorized to drive without proper clearance from ATC This IS controlled by the Air Traffic Control Tower MOVEMENT AREA .

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Obey all regulatory signs. pavement markings. traffic signals. and LAA Officials. All personnel who operate a vehicle on the AOA shall have in their possession both a valid drivers’ license and a LAA Badge. .General Rules Always yield the right-of-way to all aircraft and emergency vehicles at all times.

Remain 200 feet from an operating engine’s exhaust. .General Rules Remain 50 feet from an operating engine’s intake.

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Taxiways .

Airport Lighting •Lighting is pilot controlled •Lighting will remain on for 15 minutes after activation .

What does this sign mean? .

as shown in graphic. (May be co-located with direction signs or runway holding position signs.) .Taxiway Location Sign Indicates the taxiway you are on.

What is the function of this sign? .

. on a taxiway. when the instrument landing system is being used at the airport.ILS Critical Area Holding Position Sign ATC may hold you at this sign. Vehicles driving beyond this point may interfere with the ILS signal to approaching aircraft.

Runways .

What is the purpose of this sign? .

In this example. . This sign is located next to the yellow holding position marking painted on taxiways that intersect runways and on runways that intersect other runways. the threshold for runway 15 is to your left and the threshold for runway 33 is to your right.Runway Holding Position Sign Always stop at this sign and wait for ATC clearance to proceed.

Does this sign mean you are clear of the runway safety area? .

Taxi past this sign to be sure you are clear of the runway. .Runway Boundary Sign This sign faces the runway and is visible to pilots exiting the runway. It is located next to the yellow holding position markings painted on the taxiway pavement.

Direction Sign for Runway Exit Indicates an exit from a runway. Located just prior to the intersection. . on the same side of the runway as the exit.

Markings .

.Runway Holding Position Marking This painted marking is found on taxiways at runway intersections and indicates where a vehicle is to stop. The solid lines are on the side where the vehicle is to hold and the dashed lines are always on the side toward the runway. Do not cross the markings until cleared.

Holding Position Marking for ILS Indicates the boundary of the ILS critical area. When exiting the area. All parts of your aircraft must cross this marking to be clear of the ILS critical area. a yellow ILS Critical Area Boundary sign will be adjacent this marking. . Don’t cross unless cleared.

intervals. . It will also be placed at each entrance of a permanently closed taxiway.Closed Runway and Taxiway Marking Indicates a closed runway or taxiway. A raised-light X. On a permanently closed runway.000 ft. it will be placed at each runway end and at 1. plywood or fabric may be used in lieu of a pavement marking.

vehicle operators must tell the controller three things: WHO you are. When proceeding onto a movement area.Communications Controllers are required to get an acknowledgement of “hold short” instructions. and WHAT your intentions are. WHERE you are. so a “hold short” must be read back. .

If you are told to ‘Go Ahead’ by ATC: The controller wants you to state your intentions. HE DOES NOT MEAN PROCEED!!! .

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vehicle operator must call Harrisburg Traffic on 120.8  ATIS: 125.675 -Automatic Terminal Information Service  When Lancaster Tower is closed.Frequencies Lancaster Tower: 120.9 Ground Control: 121.9 for all vehicle operations in the movement area .

Light Gun Signals .

Loss of Radio Communication  Turn car towards tower  Flash headlights  Wait for light gun signal response .

Traffic Patterns Used At both controlled and non-controlled fields .

NAVAIDS .

NAVAIDS ILS Glide Slope Antenna .

O. .NAVAIDS V.R.

NAVAIDS Visual Approach Slop Indicator (VASI) .

NAVAIDS Beacon Light .