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A new guideline standardizes the assessment of runway conditions at airports. The international Global Reporting Format (ICAO GRF) helps pilots to better assess conditions on the runway. Hamburg Airport is the first German airport to meet the safety standard with an innovative solution from OTT HydroMet. To increase air traffic safety, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued a new directive. As of August 2021, European airports must report and assess weather-related runway conditions in detail throughout the year. Globally – apart from the Federal Aviation Administration FAA, which is sticking with the similar TALPA system in North America …

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