What is LAHSO?

July, 27, 2021 by

LAHSO (Land and hold short operations) also known as SOIR (simultaneous operation of intersecting runways) is an ATC procedure wherein arriving aircraft hold short of an intersecting runway or point on the runway. This technique is utilized to maximize airport efficiency while ensuring safety during simultaneous operation of intersecting runways.

Siddhansh Narang is a contributor for the IFATC Education Group. He is an IFATC Supervisor.