ATC may hold you at this sign, on a taxiway,
when the instrument landing system is being used at the airport. Aircraft
taxiing beyond this point may interfere with the ILS signal to approaching
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. Taxi past this sign to
be sure you are clear of the runway.
If instructed by ATC, hold here until cleared to
cross. Taxiing past this sign may interfere with operations on the runway.
(In this case, aircraft arriving to runway 15 or departing from runway 33.)
It is located next to the yellow holding position markings painted on the
If this is your departure runway, or if
instructed by ATC, hold here. In this example, the threshold for runway 15
is to your left and the threshold for runway 33 is to your right. This sign
is located next to the yellow holding position marking painted on taxiways
that intersect runways and on runways that intersect other runways. Ref.
AIM Para. 2-3-8
Located next to the ILS holding position
markings and is seen by pilots leaving the ILS critical area. When ILS
approaches are in use, be sure your aircraft has passed beyond this sign
before stopping on the taxiway.
In this example, you are on taxiway Alpha
approaching the intersection of runways 5-23 and 9-27. Runway 5 threshold
is to the left. Runway 23 threshold is to the right. Runway 9 threshold is
ahead and to the left. Runway 27 threshold is behind and to the right.
The black location sign indicates you are on
taxiway Alpha. The yellow direction signs indicate the direction of
intersecting taxiways. In this example, taxiway Charlie is to the left,
Alpha takes a turn to the right ahead, and Charlie is to the immediate
Indicates a destination on the airport, with an
arrow pointing out the direction to that destination. In this example, the
military installation is to your right. Other information signs are
“Cargo”, “Term” (Terminal), “Ramp”, etc.
This painted marking is found on taxiways at
runway intersections and indicates where an aircraft is to stop. The solid
lines are on the side where the aircraft is to hold and the dashed lines
are always on the side toward the runway. Do not cross the markings until
Indicates the boundary of the ILS critical area.
Don’t cross unless cleared. When exiting the area, a yellow ILS Critical
Area Boundary sign will be adjacent this marking. All parts of your
aircraft must cross this marking to be clear of the ILS critical area.
Indicates a closed runway or taxiway. On a permanently
closed runway, it will be placed at each runway end and at 1,000 ft.
intervals. It will also be placed at each entrance of a permanently closed
taxiway. A raised-light X, plywood or fabric may be used in lieu of a