Figure 2-7. Runway shoulder markings.
sides. Where desired to increase the conspicuity of the
c. Holding position markings. Holding position
markings, reflective paint, reflective marking tape, or the
addition of in-pavement retroreflective markers may be
markings consist of a painted hold line and a Type 1 sign
used. The hold line markings are installed perpendicular
as shown in figure 2-8. An unlighted Type 1 sign may be
to the taxiway centerline.
Signs are installed in
used on unlighted runways. The solid lines of the
accordance with AC 150/5340-18, Taxiway Guidance
holding position markings are always on the side where
the aircraft is to hold. The sign is installed on the left
side of the hold line as viewed from the holding side. At
(1) Taxiway holding position markings.
locations where it is impractical to install the sign on the
The taxiway holding line will be placed at a distance of
left side, it may be installed on the right side. For hold
100 feet from the structural pavement edge of a runway.
lines over 150 feet in length, signs are installed on both