Why is it that every morning LAX has 06R/L arrivals and 25R/L departures? It makes no sense to have arrivals going one way and departures going the opposite way.
Simple answer: noise abatement
Apparently from midnight to 6:30am local time, aircraft are required to fly over the ocean.
Someone correct me if I am wrong, but I believe it is for noise abatement procedures.
it’s called SODROPS, it’s to reduce traffic noise in the morning :)
Simultaneous Opposite Direction Parallel Runway Operations (or something like that) for anyone wondering. SYD sometimes does this too.
I actually have a picture of landing on 6L with a jet taking off of 25R, I have to find it, though.
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