Advanced Pilot Programs - Cliff Notes for What are those Lights?
Last Updated: March 14th 2006
ATC Light Signals
|Color and Type of Signal||For Aircraft on the Surface||For Aircraft in Flight|
|Steady Green||Cleared for takeoff||Cleared to land|
|Flashing Green||Cleared to taxi||Return for landing (to be followed by steady green at proper time)|
|Steady Red||Stop||Give way to other aircraft and continue circling|
|Flashing Red||Taxi clear of runway in use||Airport unsafe - do not land|
|Flashing White||Return to starting point on airport||N/A|
|Alternating Red and Green||Exercise extreme caution||Exercise extreme caution|
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