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The situation was even worse at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport as 137 flights were delayed on Monday morning and 14 had to be cancelled with runway visibility reduced to about 50 metres.
Vaisala's FS11P is our runway visual range sensor, meeting both FAA and ICAO specifications for runway visibility measurement.
Passengers flying to their destinations from Delhi airport were left waiting and flights scheduled to land at the airport were also delayed as they were asked to hover after the runway visibility dropped to less than 50 metres.
The runway visibility started to deteriorate from late Sunday night and general visibility reduced to less than 100 metres in the morning, leading to delay in departures of early morning flights.
Runway visibility was good for landing and there was no problem with the air India Express Boeing 737 that crashed in Mangalore, killing 158 people Saturday, the Airports Authority of india (AAI) said.
Runway visibility was fine, but I noticed the storm sweeping south across the airfield perimeter.
When an aircraft lands in less-than-ideal weather conditions, one of the most important factors will be runway visibility. Not so long ago, the traditional method of taking runway visual range (RVR) readings was via human observation.
This Supplemental Type Certificate allows the SSJ100 landing in complicated weather conditions when runway visibility does not exceed 175m, including landing with up to 10 m/s flank wind, when the airport has the respective certification and crews are certified to perform flights under CAT IIIa minimum.
Within two hours, the runway visibility dropped from 500 metres to less than 100 metres.
The fog is so dense that the runway visibility dropped to below 50 metres on both the runways at the IGI.
Another 42 flights were diverted to Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Lucknow as runway visibility dropped to less than 100m for several hours.
At 0800 local time runway visibility range (RVR) was 175 metres, while RVR of 350 metres is required for the normal functioning of flights.
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