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Westchester County Airport (HPN): Avoiding Traffic Conflicts Around The Airport
This video provides information about usual VFR and IFR traffic flows in the vicinity of Westchester County Airport, and suggestions how VFR traffic arriving at and departing from the airport can minimize potential traffic conflicts by avoiding those flows.
Westchester County Airport (HPN): VFR Pattern Operations To Runways 11 & 29; Land and Hold Short Operations on Runways 16 & 34
Westchester Tower frequently instructs aircraft using runways 11 and 29 to fly modified traffic patterns, in order to avoid traffic using runways 16 or 34. This video explains these modified patterns, and what is expected of pilots. It also looks at Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) on runways 11 and 16, pointing out the signs and markings that must be observed when LAHSO instructions are issued
Hudson Corridor As IFR Tool
IFR trips can sometimes be handled more efficiently by knowing when to cancel IFR and proceed under VFR to your destination. One such situation is when arriving into the NY metro area on V1 or V16, with Westchester County Airport (HPN) as the destination. The Skyline Route northbound up the Hudson can shorten the trip substantially, weather permitting. Here's how it's done.
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