the wind is blowing parallel to the length
(2) Lower the plow carefully to its lowest
of the runway, plow 44 the first path down
the center of the runway. Widen the path
by plowing additional paths adjacent to
(3) Back the snow removal unit away from
the first always casting the snow away
the snow bank and repeat (1) and (2)
from the runway.
above. Slow forward speed is required for
plowing deep snow.
(3) Wind direction across runway. When the
wind is blowing across the runway, plow
f. Removing Snow From Airport Runway.
the first path along the windward side of
the runway casting the snow with the
(1) General. Airport runway snow removal
wind, or out onto the runway. Widen the
operation is similar to highway operation,
path by plowing additional paths adjacent
but care must be taken to cast the snow to
to the first, always casting the snow with
a point as far as possible from' the
runway. Avoid setting up "windrows" on
the runway shoulders.
g. Widening Paths Already Plowed on Highways.
Widening is often done along the edges of paths already
(2) Wind direction parallel to runway. When
plowed on highways.