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airstrip

a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway

airfield

airfield
Any area on which aircraft may land, take off, park, and be serviced. It includes buildings and installations to support flying and maintenance operations. Also known as an airport, airstrip, or aerodrome. On aeronautical charts, airfields are depicted as in the illustration.
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Improving the safety and capacity of airstrips provides major benefits to the thousands of Australians who would otherwise have to use slower or less reliable transport options.
3-kilometer airstrip of the Rancudo Airfield and even set aside P800 million for it.
Having detected the clandestine runways, authorities are following a procedure that includes warning farm owners of the presence of such structures inside their properties, and neutralizing the airstrips, he said.
The airstrip is to the back of the house, around 1,860 ft long and used only by a small number of local flying enthusiasts.
The agency should continue to have the last word on whether airstrips are appropriate or not in particular parks just as it does for other forms of visitation," Chandler said.
This is a 3,000-foot airstrip carved by hand in two weeks by natives with machetes and mattocks.
They can fly inadequately tested C-17 jets from the States, then fly to forward airstrips in tactical C-130J turboprop transports that will be exempted from live-fire testing.
Improving safety and access at airstrips will mean a better quality of life for people living and working in some of the most remote parts of Australia, Mr Chester said.
According to the report, the artificial island is 3,000 meters long and 200-300 m wide, one of several reclamation projects being pursued by China in the region but apparently the first that could accommodate an airstrip.
Information minister Mohamed Abdi Hayr said that the airstrips were closed for security reasons and that some others in southern Somalia will also be closed as soon as possible, Reuters reported.
6 million for upgrades to airstrips in New South Wales, Queensland, West Australia, South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.