operational benefit is lost, restrict the aircraft in the smaller category.
NOTE: Pilots who prefer to use the full length of the runway or a runway different from that specified
are expected to advise ATC before landing.
Figure 2-13. Holding instruction phraseology for intersecting runway separation
(c) Issue traffic information to both aircraft involved. Get an acknowledgment from each.
EXAMPLES: "Cleared to land runway one-eight; hold short of runway one-four left; traffic landing
runway one-four left."
"Cleared to land runway one-four left; traffic landing runway one-eight will hold short
of the intersection."
"Cleared to land runway three-six; hold short of runway three-three; traffic leaving
"Traffic landing runway three-six will hold short of the intersection; cleared for
(d) If requested by either aircraft, issue the measured distance from the landing threshold to
EXAMPLE: "Distance from the landing threshold of runway one-eight to the intersection of runway
one-four left is six thousand feet."
(e) The conditions in (b) through (d) above shall be met in enough time for the pilots to take
other action if desired and no later than the time landing clearance is issued.
(f) Both runways must be dry with no reports that braking action is less than good.
(g) There must be no tail wind for the landing aircraft restricted to hold short of the
(h) The aircraft restricted to hold short must be listed in FAA Handbook 7110.65, Appendix
(i) Short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft operations shall be according to a letter of
agreement (LOA) with