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Aircraft and Airport Lighting

 

Position Lights

 

Question Answer
Right winggreen
Left wingred
Tailwhite
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Question Answer
Rotating beaconred
Strobesflashing white
Taxi & landingwhite
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Airport lights

 

There are additional types of airport lighting than those listed. The lights detailed are commonly used.

 

Question Answer
VASIVisual Glide Slope Indicator
PAPIVisual Glide Slope Indicator
Runway Edge LightsLIRL, MIRL, HIRL
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Color

Question Answer
Runway edge lights arewhite and amber on last 2,000 ft of runway (if instrument runway).
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Threshold Lights mark the end of each runway. They are: green at approach end, Red at departure end
Question Answer
Runway End Identifier Lights identify runway with two synchronized flashing lights. Theyare no particular color.
Taxiway lights (may be electrically powered or reflective)are blue
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