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AIM

10/12/17

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−3−13

Airport Marking Aids and Signs

STOP the aircraft at a point which provides adequate
clearance from an aircraft on the intersecting taxiway.

d. Surface Painted Holding Position Signs.

Surface painted holding position signs have a red
background with a white inscription and supplement

the signs located at the holding position. This type of
marking is normally used where the width of the
holding position on the taxiway is greater than
200 feet (60 m). It is located to the left side of the
taxiway centerline on the holding side and prior to the
holding position marking. (See FIG 2

−3−11.)

FIG 2

−3−12

Geographic Position Markings

FIG 2

−3−13

Runway Holding Position Markings on Taxiway

RUNWAY

TAXIWAY

EXAMPLE OF HOLDING POSITION MARKINGS

EXTENDED ACROSS  HOLDING BAY

HOLDING
BAY

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TAXIWAY/RUNWAY
HOLDING POSITION
MARKINGS