602 KAR 20:090. Scheduled air carrier airports.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 183.090

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 183.024

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative regulation sets forth the minimum airport safety standards for a Landing Area Designation as a Scheduled Air Carrier.

 

      Section 1. An airport classified as a scheduled air carrier airport has a runway which is from 6,000 feet or greater in length and shall meet the criteria set forth in this administrative regulation.

 

      Section 2. The person who owns or controls a scheduled air carrier airport shall have control over a land area which is 1,500 feet or greater in width and centered on the landing area and have the same length as the primary surface.

 

      Section 3. (1) The scheduled air carrier airport shall have a primary surface at least 500 feet or as otherwise provided in this section.

      (2) If the scheduled air carrier airport has a precision instrument runway or if it has a nonprecision instrument runway with visibility minimums of three-fourths (3/4) mile, then the primary surface shall be at least 1,000 feet wide.

 

      Section 4. The runway pavement shall be 150 feet or greater in width.

 

      Section 5. Any taxiway shall be from fifty (50) feet to seventy-five (75) feet in width.

 

      Section 6. The inner edge of the approach surface is the same width as and begins at the end of the primary surface:

      (1) It expands uniformly to a width of 1,500 feet and extends for a horizontal distance of 5,000 feet at a slope of twenty (20) to one (1) for runways with a visual approach; or

      (2) It expands uniformly to a width of 3,500 feet for that end of a nonprecision instrument runway having visibility minimums greater than three-fourths (3/4) of a statute mile or 4,000 feet with visibility minimums as low as three-fourths (3/4) of a statute mile and extends for a horizontal distance of 10,000 feet at a slope of thirty-four (34) to one (1); or

      (3) It expands uniformly to a width of 16,000 feet and extends for a horizontal distance of 10,000 feet at a slope of fifty (50) to one (1) with an additional 40,000 feet at a slope of forty (40) to one (1) for all precision instrument runways. (KAV-1a; 1 Ky.R. 1042; eff. 6-11-75.)