3 aircraft landing in parallel, sensation (Video)
The landings and take-offs in parallel are spectacular. But the landings of 3 planes in parallel are sensational, as you can rarely see.
There are many approved airports for parallel landing of 2 aircraft, but those accredited for parallel landing of 3 aircraft are 19. We are talking about very large airports here, with at least 3 parallel runways.
3 planes land in parallel
Of the 19 airports, 11 is in the United States, 3 in China, and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Holland, Malaysia and India each have one airport. Among the airports certified for triple landings there are also the new Daxing International Airport - Beijing.
List of airports approved for parallel landings of 3 aircraft
|Airport||The city||Country||Nr. tracks|
|Cairo International Airport||Cairo||Egypt||3|
|Indira Gandhi International Airport||Delhi.||India||3|
|Kuala Lumpur International Airport||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysia||3|
|Amsterdam Airport Schiphol||Amsterdam||Holland||6|
|King Abdulaziz International Airport||Jeddah||Arabia saudita||3|
|O'Hare International||Chicago||United States||8|
|Dallas / Fort Worth||Dallas / Fort Worth||United States||7|
|Denver International Airport||Denver||United States||6|
|Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County||Detroit||United States||6|
|George Bush Intercontinental||Houston||United States||5|
|Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta||Atlanta||United States||5|
|Cincinnati / Norther Kentucky||Cincinnati||United States||4|
|Charlotte Douglas International||Charlotte||United States||4|
|Orlando International||Orlando||United States||4|
|Washington Dulles International||Washington, D.C.||United States||4|
|Salt Lake City International||Salt Lake City||United States||4|
Thus, airports can authorize multiple landings and take-offs in a very short time. And at peak times of the day and night, every move of an aircraft matters. We mention that these landings / double take-offs in parallel or triple in parallel are only approved in very good weather conditions.