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Do You Know These 6 Common Airport Signs And Markings?

How much do you know about the signs and markings at your airport?


  1. 1) Tower tells you to hold short of the runway. What marking are you looking for?

    You need to stop short of the hold-short sign.

    You need to stop short of the hold-short sign.

    1. 2 - Chevron
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    2. 2 - Do Not Enter
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    3. 2 - Hatched
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    1. 2 - Hold Short
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    2. 2 - ILS Critical
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    3. 2 - Stop
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  2. 2) What taxiway are you on?
    Question 1

    You're on taxiway alpha.

    You're on taxiway alpha.

    1. 1 - ATE
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    2. 1 - Alpha
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    3. 1 - Tango
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    1. 1 - Echo
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    2. 1 - TE
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    3. 1 - No Taxiway
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  3. 3) You're on final approach and see arrows on the runway. What should you do?
    Question 3

    You need to land beyond the displaced threshold arrows.

    You need to land beyond the displaced threshold arrows.

    1. 3 - Land On Arrows
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    2. 3 - Land Beyond
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    3. 3 - Land On Either
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  4. 4) You're taxiing and see this sign. What does it mean?
    Question 5

    There is a military area to the right.

    There is a military area to the right.

    1. 5 - Military Area
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    2. 5 - M I L Taxiways
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    3. 5 - Runup Area
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  5. 5) You're landing and you see this sign on the side of the runway. What does it mean?
    Question 4 Kent Wien

    There are 4,000 feet of runway remaining.

    There are 4,000 feet of runway remaining.

    1. 4 - 40 feet
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    2. 4 - 400 feet
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    3. 4 - 4000 feet
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  6. 6) Tower tells you to hold short of runway 33. What sign are you looking for?

    Runway intersection signs are red.

    Runway intersection signs are red.

    1. 6 - Blue
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    2. 6 - Yellow
      Unchecked Checked
    3. 6 - Red
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Well...those were some tough questions.

You scored % You could've done better, but you could've done worse.

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Not bad...

You scored % You could've done better, but you could've done worse.

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Well, you pretty much aced that quiz.

You scored %. Nicely done.

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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at colin@boldmethod.com.

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