NJA Citation X question

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Do you folks have a minimum runway length requirement for the X?
 

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Yes, 4600 feet dry. If it is wet then it goes up considerably. Had a flight get reassigned last week because the 5600 ft runway we were going to was wet and we wouldn't be able to take off once we got there.
 

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Do you folks have a minimum runway length requirement for the X?
Every fleet does at NJA and those numbers vary. Does your employeer or company have one for your a/c outside the numbers in the AFM?
 

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QOL_is_great:) said:
Does your employeer or company have one for your a/c outside the numbers in the AFM?
In our small operation? No...although shorter than 4000' sparks a conversation and I'd probably not consider anything shorter than 3400' except in case of emergency (CJ2+).

Cessna's flight planning guide for the X shows that the airplane would fit in and out of a HXD-sized runway around up to 35C at 28-29k lbs...but that size airplane into that size runway puts it pretty darn close to limits (28k lb landing just inside 80% of the available 4000', and 29k lb takeoff just under 3990' with 4300' available).

In other words, the book shows it'll just fit...but I figure NJA has the airplane's operational characteristics worked out by now and wanted to know what their risk & flight management folks figured out a practical limit to be.
 

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Yeah, we don't take the X into HXD --- 4600 is a hard limit for us.

Plenty of room down the road in SAV though!! :D
 
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