Airway Beacon - DFW, Dallas / Fort Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 32° 55.120 W 097° 03.539
14S E 681502 N 3643941
Quick Description: The official aviation beacon tower for DFW; now a central feature of Founder's Plaza, on the northwest corner of DFW in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2020 8:40:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM134JG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
The FAA requires every airport to operate and maintain a rotating beacon. The original 1974 beacon, installed when the airport opened, was a bit north of this location. This beacon was installed in 2009 and is now a central feature of Founder's Plaza, an airport observation area that is open to the public. Given the size and complexity of DFW, this beacon exists merely to satisfy regulations and far more sophisticated air navigation systems are in use here.
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NavAid Type: Visual

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