FAA will install new runway lights at 20 airports

The FAA will spend $400 million to install new runway status lights at 20 major airports as part of a plan to help pilots avoid dangerous runway incursions. The new lighting systems will increase pilots' "situational awareness" at busy airports in an attempt to decrease the likelihood that planes might come too close together. Runway incursions have fallen by 70% at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport since lights were installed there in 2005, the FAA said.

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