Intersecting Runways

I’m currently at EIDW with the new A330 and firstly I would like to say congratulations to the ATC team juggling a busy airport, you have my respect!

So my question to the amazing IFATC team!

How do you manage dealing with intersecting runways?


There’s a fantastic tutorial for dealing with intersecting runways here. This is the starting guideline:

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In my personal opinion, on a busy situation I’d use 1 runway for arrivals and depatures, and the intersecting runway for depatures. This would be in 2 runways for depatures and 1 for arrivals.

So many great examples are SFO (1s and 28s), EIDW, JFK, Midway, and the list goes on :)

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