PIA B773 at Lahore on Oct 18th 2021, got stuck on the turnpad for backtracking
Last Update: October 18, 2021 / 11:35:28 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was able for flight PK-211 about 3.5 hours after landing and about 2.5 hours after being towed to the apron.
Lahore's primary runway is still closed due to reconstruction work.
According to NOTAMs for Lahore, that were available between September 2020 and March 2021, but then disappeared, the dimensions of the turn pad require caution by operating crews while performing the turn.
A0768/20 NOTAMR A0701/20
Q) OPLR/QMRXX/IV/NBO/A /000/999/3131N07424E005
A) OPLA B) 2010091100 C) 2202212359 EST
E) RECONSTRUCTION WORK OF MAIN RWY-36R/18L SHALL COMMENCE W.E.F
4TH AUG'2020, THEREFORE, MAIN RWY WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR ACFT
OPERATIONS. ACFT OPERATION AT AIIAP LAHORE WILL CONTINUE FROM
SECONDARY RWY-36L/18R FOR ACFT COMPATIBLE WITH RWY SPECIFICATIONS
AS PUBLISHED IN AIP PAKISTAN AD2.OPLA PARA 2.12. I.E. 69/F/C/X/U
B) 2009041025 C) PERM
E) DIMENSION OF TURN PAD ON RWY-18R ARE 320FT X 250FT
(LENGTH X WIDTH). ALL PILOTS ARE TO EXER CTN WHILE
MAKING TURN ON THE TURN PAD RWY-18R
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