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Louisville, Kentucky 

Runway 1
150 feet wide; 7,800 feet long

*Estimated commissioning February 1968 (see Item #1)

*1. 1.0% negative gradient exists from station 2+00 to station 10+00 of ALS/SFL. No negative gradient is permitted on the inner 1500' of approach lights; therefore, modification or waiver will be required. Region is planning to submit a waiver request pending approval and commencement of a modification of this installation.

*2. V-ring localizer antenna installed and commissioned as a Category II facility on 10/19/67.

*3. RVR rollout end computer programmed and available at Louisville. Transmissometer available in Depot. Estimated completion date February 1968. 

4. Paving of overrun area and installation of BAK-12 arresting gear for Runway 19 by Air National Guard completed. Arresting gear must be modified to meet FAA criteria. Air National Guard has been so notified by the Cleveland Area Office. A joint civil/military inspection is required prior to approval.

*5. Inner marker installation delayed. Estimated commissioning date December 31, 1967. 

*6. Airport sponsor will be requested to mark critical areas. Temporary marking estimated to start November 15, 1967. 

*7. The L-85( centerline lights will be required for 1200 RVR day. 

Washington, D.D. (National) 

Runway 36
200 feet (marked for 150') wide; 6, 870 feet long; CPA Runway 36

*Estimated Commissioning March 1968. 

*1. Threshold crossing height of 44 feet violates criteria. Glide slope angle to be raised to 2.9 degrees to provide threshold crossing height of 47 feet. Capture effect glide slope was shipped during October 1967 should it be required. 
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