TABLE 7 (Continued)
Helicopter Runway (VFR and IFR)
Width: 25 feet. The 25 feet shall be select material
compacted and stabilized with asphalt or other material
to protect against rotor blast.
Longitudinal grade: variable, conform to longitudinal
grade of the abutting primary pavement.
Transverse grade: -5% for first 10 feet, then:
See Table 10.
For runway and taxiway marking, see NAVAIR
Measured from centerline of runway to fixed and mobile
(1) Fixed obstacles include manmade or natural
features constituting possible hazards to moving
aircraft. Navigational aids and meteorological
equipment are possible exceptions. Additional siting
criteria in NAVFAC P-80.3.
(2) Mobile obstacles include parked aircraft, parked
and moving vehicles, railroad cars, and similar
Taxiing aircraft exempt from this restriction.
Size of primary surface:
W = 300 feet.
(See Figure 17)
L = R/W length + 75 feet
W = 750 feet.
(See Figure 18)
L = Varies, extends beyond
runway 775 feet from
ground point intercept.
5.0% maximum. Exclusive of pavement and shoulders.
area in any