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IAD Dulles Int'l - Aircraft Procedures
What Arrival & Departure Procedures are Typically used at Dulles International?
The air traffic direction, North Flow or South Flow, is primarily based on airfield and enroute wind and weather conditions. As a safety factor, aircraft arrive and depart into the wind to maximize aerodynamic lift.
Typical North Flow Operations (Figure 1)*:
Typical South Flow Operations (Figure 2)*:
* FAA Procedures for Dulles International (IAD):
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