approach area

approach area

The defined area whose dimensions are measured horizontally beyond the threshold over which landing and takeoff operations are made.
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Tenders are invited for Mannual Cleaning At New Farakka Station & Its Approach Area
Butler Farm Show Airport - $45,000 to remove obstructions within the runway approach area.
Councillor Richard Bertin may have disturbed a hornets' nest in his comments on a proposed travellers' encampment at Barry Cemetery approach area ("Gypsy proposal 'scaremongering'," May 11).
The approach area in front of the terminal building will also be redesigned and landscaped.
IT SEEMS particularly ironic to me that, at a time when the Mersey Tunnels Authority were implementing an increase in tolls, they saw fit to spend pounds 20,000 in February on planters at the approach area of the Wallasey Tunnel.
They then proceeded along the track and appear to have kicked their way through two gates, before gaining entry to the station approach area, bending and breaking off signal posts.
According to Barco, the AMS features "automatic en-route holding advice generation in order to avoid congestion in the approach area.
The pilot said: "We were taxi-ing to take off on the runway, I was turning to double-check the approach area as the captain was stopping the aircraft.
An approach area is cleared in front of the pitch hole so the snowsnake throwers can run, gaining momentum, before throwing their snowsnakes.
The man posing as a milkman called at the homes in Borough Road, High Road, and the school approach area at about 6pm last Wednesday.
Then they'll parade across the Pier Approach area at high noon in a powerful display of chrome and steel.