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Apron – Airport

Airport Apron

Airport Apron

Apron – Means that part of an airport, other than the maneuvering area (by ICAO) intended to accommodate the loading and unloading of passengers and cargo, the refueling, servicing, maintenance and parking of aircraft, and any movement of aircraft, vehicles and pedestrians necessary for such purposes. Vehicles, aircraft and people using the apron are referred to as apron traffic. Also called the “Ramp”.


  1. […] aircraft park is in fact, according to the ICAO and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Apron.  The FAA’s Surface Movement Guidance and Control System Advisory AC No: 120-57A defines the […]

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