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runway:

see airportairport
or airfield,
place for landing and departure of aircraft, usually with facilities for housing and maintaining planes and for receiving and discharging passengers and cargo.
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runway

[′rən‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A straight path, often hard-surfaced, within a landing strip, normally used for landing and takeoff of aircraft.
(geology)
The channel of a stream.

runway

1. In the theater, a narrow projection of the stage, over the orchestra pit and sometimes into the aisles of an auditorium, permitting the actors to perform in close proximity to the audience.
2. A path taken by buggies of concrete on decking over an area of concrete placement.

runway

A defined rectangular area, on a land aerodrome, prepared for the landing and takeoff run of aircraft along its length (ICAO).

runway

1. a hard level roadway or other surface from which aircraft take off and on which they land
2. Forestry US and Canadian a chute for sliding logs down
3. a narrow ramp extending from the stage into the audience in a theatre, nightclub, etc., esp as used by models in a fashion show
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As the government took a temporary backseat concerning the future of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), two competing private sector proposals have emerged with a conspicuous fault line: the need for an additional airport runway.
She confirmed it "could not be operated independently in the way a brand new second runway could (such as the one put forward in the plan we submitted to the Airports Commission)," but did not expand on how the two existing runways could work together.
In the event of a runway incident or accident, the system provides runway footage for post-event investigation and analysis.
Ainsworth Regional Airport in Ainsworth, NE, $683,000 this grant will fund two runway projects.
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By doing it this way, the FMS is updated with both the new runway numbers and the new procedures to those runways.
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STAFF at Liverpool John Lennon Airport recently celebrated a milestone with the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the airport's runway.
Sensor activated lightings alongside runways allows takeoff aircrafts to identify runway usage to incoming aircrafts and warn others on intersecting runways.
The second option is one is a proposal to extend the existing northern runway to at least 6,000 metres (20,000ft), enabling the extended runway to operate as two independent runways.
For the past year, one of the two runways at Huntsville International Airport has remained quiet from the whirr of airplanes.
the airport layout had intersecting runways and multiple high-speed taxiways, all illuminated for night operations (casual factors: complex airport configuration and low-visibility conditions).