Figure 6.26. Typical Hazardous Cargo Pad for APOE/Ds.
6.12.6. Miscellaneous Considerations. The following items need to be considered for hazardous
126.96.36.199. Utilities. Telephone service, apron lighting, airfield lighting and water/fire hydrants
are required for safety.
188.8.131.52. Access Road. Consideration should be given to providing a paved roadway to the
hazardous cargo pad for access by trucks and other vehicles.
6.13. Alert Pad. An alert pad, often referred to as an alert apron, is an exclusive paved area for armed
aircraft to park and have immediate, unimpeded access to a runway. In the event of a declared alert,
alert aircraft must be on the runway and airborne in short notice. This chapter will refer to both alert
aprons and alert pads as "alert pads." An alert apron is shown in Figure 6.27. An alert pad is shown in