Runways Colors Out of Sync

Hey IFC

I’m having an issue where on the map, all of my runways have the green writing indicating good weather

However when I go to tell people to taxi on ATC, they show up in red or orange

Wondering if anyone else has this issue ?

Hello, yes I have this issue sometimes. Primarily when the weather changes or when winds are low. I think it might be the system just updating the many airports in the game

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Adding onto what @Drummer said, make sure to go with what the ATC command colors say.


You can use the following guide too.

Green = Runway is good for takeoff/landing. Wind is going opposite direction to runway.
Orange = There is a crosswind on the runway. You can still use it.
Red = Wind is going same direction as the runway. It is recommend not to takeoff/land on that runway.

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Okay thank you for the reply, it’s appreciated 😁

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I’d recommend you just look at the METAR instead of trying to figure it out based off of the color indicators. Choose the runways that’ll give pilots the best headwind.

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Ok thank you, is there a tutorial on how to understand metar by any chance ?

You don’t need to understand the entire METAR report. Just look at the winds component.

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I shall take a look, thanks 😁


Here’s the first part of a multi-part tutorial of METAR if you’re really interested!
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Like @ToasterStroodie said, you don’t need to understand all of it, however take a look at the following topic if you want a detailed explanation.

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Thank you very much

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Also, all the runways will be shown as a lighter shade of green when the winds are below 5 knots.

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