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APPENDIX D Terminals--Basic Mounting Types The basic mounting types used within Terminal and Concourse areas are overhead suspended, soffit mount, ceiling mount, flag mount, wall mount, post mount, and freestanding. The following lists the types of general sign mounting that will be found throughout the con- course areas: A. Overhead Suspended--Signs that are suspended from the ceiling using a cable or break-away fastening system B. Ceiling Mount--Signs that are located flush to the ceiling and mounted with the top of the sign to the ceiling using a mechanical fastening system C. Soffit Mount--Signs that are located on an architectural soffit or wall, and mounted with the back of the sign to the soffit or wall using a mechanical fastening system D. Flag Mount--Signs that are mounted perpendicular to the attachment surface, usually on a wall and/or soffit, and attached using a mechanical fastening system E. Post Mount--Signs that are mounted directly to a ground mounted single or double post structure using a mechanical fastening system F. Wall Mount--Signs that are mounted with the back of the sign to the wall using a mechani- cal fastening system G. Freestanding--Signs that have their bases mounted directly to the ground/finished floor using a mechanical fastening system Mounting Restrictions Per ADA all overhead pedestrian signs shall be mounted at a minimum of 68 above fin- ished floor to the bottom of the sign. Preferred mounting height should maintain a consistent height that ranges between 86 and 100 above finished floor to the bottom of the sign. 217
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218 Wayfinding and Signing Guidelines for Airport Terminals and Landside