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Tumen

 

(Chinese Turnen Chiang; Korean Tuman-gang), a river, most of which forms the northern boundary between the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea; the lower course forms the boundary between the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea and the USSR.

The Tumen River is 521 km long and drains an area of 41,200 sq km. Rising on a plateau of the Changpai Shan, the river flows for a long distance through a deep, narrow valley between the North Korea Mountains and the East Manchurian Mountains; in the lower course it flows over a hilly plain and divides into arms. It empties into the Sea of Japan. The Tumen River freezes in November, and the ice breaks up in March or April. During the spring high water, the river is navigable for junks 100 km upstream from the mouth. It is used for irrigation. The Korean cities of Musan and Hoeryong are situated on the Tumen River.

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Under US DOT Airport Improvement Program grants, SBP performed preparatory apron and roadway construction in advance of building the new facility, "so essentially, we were putting the building into a site ready to develop," Mr Bumen said.
This work was performed as far out towards the taxiway and apron as possible under setback requirements, so that if SBP ever needs to expand the terminal it can construct a pier without having to extend it into an active apron area, Mr Bumen explained.
Just as important, said Mr Bumen, it will help position SBP to face a future in which the airport is certain to see commercial flights by aircraft larger than the Boeing 737/Airbus A319 aircraft it handles today.
Its biggest business competitor is: "The car--we see a tremendous amount of folks drive to the LA area or the Bay area to get on an airplane", said Mr Bumen.
Air travel in our market makes a lot of sense given our geography and how isolated we are," said Mr Bumen.
The design challenge for RS&H was to ensure the new terminal offered "the look, feel, character and experience" of modern facilities at major hub airports, according to Mr Bumen.
The terminal's baggage-claim area is "much larger" than its predecessor, according to Mr Bumen.
Zuigao guowu huiyi duiyu guojia zhongda shiwu de yijian, you Zhonghua renmin gongheguo zhuxi tijiao quanguo renmin daibiao dahui, quanguo renmin daibiao dahui changwu weiyuanhui, guowuyuan huozhe qita youguan bumen taolun bing zuochu jueding).
13) "2009 nian wo guo caizheng bumen jiang jiji zhichi yiyao weisheng tizhi gaige" (In 2009, Our Finance and Administrative Departments Will Enthusiastically Support Reform of the Medicine and Health System), Xinhua, 12 Jan.
Gaohuo guoyou qiye, waizi bumen dayou zuowei" [Important use of foreign capital in reforming SOEs].
The community welcomes Alaska Airlines and eagerly anticipates service to Seattle," said Kevin Bumen, director of airports for San Luis Obispo County.