Figure 8, above, shows landings and departures occurring on Runway 6. The recently installed ILS to Runway 6 is expected to bring added safety and noise abatement benefits. In the past, with only one ILS approach available at Nantucket Memorial Airport, poor weather required the use of Runway 24, even on days when the wind would favor the use of Runway 6. Now aircraft will have two ILS approaches available and either could be used depending on the prevailing wind at the time. The ILS to Runway 6, being flown entirely over water, has obvious noise abatement benefits as well.
View Typical Flight Tracks Associated with this Runway Configuration
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