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## What is the takeoff and landing distance over a 50 ft obstacle?

The average ground roll was 752 feet and the average takeoff distance over a 50-foot obstacle was 1,210 feet.

### How is landing distance calculated?

Actual landing distance is the distance used in landing and braking to a complete stop (on a dry runway) after crossing the runway threshold at 50 feet; and, Required landing distance is the distance derived by applying a factor to the actual landing distance.

**How do you calculate takeoff ground roll distance?**

Some experienced pilots recommend using the obstacle clearance distance as their anticipated ground roll. Others simply double the book numbers. Using that method, the calculated takeoff run of 962 feet should really be 1,924 feet—and that’s about 84 feet beyond the end of the runway.

**What is the takeoff and landing distance over a 50 foot obstacle Cessna 172?**

Takeoff distance (50′) 1,525. Landing distance (50′) 1,250. The Cessna 172/Skyhawk has undoubtedly been the most popular four-place aircraft among general aviation pilots for close to three decades.

## What is a normal takeoff?

A normal takeoff is one in which the airplane is headed into the wind, or the wind is very light. Also, the takeoff surface is firm and of sufficient length to permit the airplane to gradually accelerate to normal lift-off and climb-out speed, and there are no obstructions along the takeoff path.

### What is take off distance?

The takeoff distance consists of two parts, the ground run, and the distance from where the vehicle leaves the ground to until it reaches 50 ft (or 15 m). The sum of these two distances is considered the takeoff distance. (Note: sometimes a 35 ft altitude is used).

**What distance do planes take off at?**

That 35 feet is the safety margin determined by the FAA to ensure that the aircraft is climbing at an acceptable rate with one engine inoperative.

**How much distance does a Cessna 172 need to land?**

How Long Of A Runway Does A Cessna 172 Need To Land? Long-distance landing at a landing: 575 ft (175 m) – at the ground: 1,335 ft (407 m).

## How much runway does a Cessna 172 need to take off?

Most general aviation aircraft retain this short-field performance; the Cessna 172, the most produced aircraft in history, will take off in as little as 720 feet (220 m) when fully loaded.