Travel Video of the Week: Runway Numbers Explained

Ever wondered what the number on the end of runways mean? Even if you haven’t, from Atlas Obscura is worth watching. With some great visual accompaniment, the explanation reveals that the number on a runway correlates with the runway’s angle relative to magnetic north. And in fact, that means that the number can sometimes change!

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