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The study to prevent runway incursions Based on analysis of real cases in China

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DOI: 10.23977/icasit.2019.010


Xin Sun

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Xin Sun


The rapid development of civil aviation industry of China in recent years makes the increase of the number of flights in each airport, and the increase of total number of accidents also, such as runway incursion. Runway incursions are the consequence of multiple operational and environmental factors. In order to provide theoretical support and reduce operation risk, the author had analyzed the real runway incursions case happened in China, used the SHELL mode to get a deep look why the crew of Airlines lack of situational awareness during airport surface operations, why there were ATC issues, and airport factors including aerodrome lightings system and markings. The author found some practical methods to prevent runway incursions happening, such as by improving the training of crew, updating the hardware of the airport, and using SMS to share risk information, establishing Local Runway Safety Team. As a result, some of them have been improved can effectively reduce runway incursions.


Runway Incursion, Safety, SMS, Local Runway Safety Team, Human factors, Pilot

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