Online Ground School (Private Pilot)
Lesson 14.5: Control of Airport Lights
Control of Airport Lights
At towered airports, ATC controls the airport lighting
At some non-towered airports, lights may be on a timer. Other non-towered airports the pilot controls the lighting.
Pilot control lighting (PCL) – Is done by a specific radio frequency and clicking the microphone.
All lights stay illuminated for 15 minutes