Nav Canada has implemented a new separation standard at Calgary International Airport (YYC) that allows reduced separations of aircraft making required navigation performance (RNP) approaches to parallel runways, becoming the first air navigation service provider to use the standard. Approved aircraft flying RNP Authorization Required (RNP-AR) approaches can land simultaneously without requiring 1,000 ft. vertical or 3 nm lateral separation, the current standard that applies until an ...

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