Runway Reference Code Numbers and Code Letters

Runway Code Numbers

Runway Code Runway Length
Code 1 Runways less than 800 metres long
Code 2 Runways 800-1199 metres long
Code 3 Runways 1200-1799 metres long
Code 4 Runways 1800 metres long

Runway Code Letters

Code Letter Wingspan Outer main gear wheel span
A < 15 m < 4.5 m
B 15 m but < 24 m 4.5 m but < 6 m
C 24 m but < 36 m 6 m but < 9 m
D 36 m but < 52 m 9 m but < 14 m
E 52 m but < 65 m 9 m but < 14 m
F 65 m but < 80 m 14 m but < 16 m

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