approach end of runway


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approach end of runway

That end of the runway nearest to the direction from which the final approach is made.
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Because of the situation, the flight accepted a seven-knot tail wind for a straight-in to the approach end of runway 12L.
At short final, roughly over the cliff that makes up the approach end of runway 15, we were at 100 feet and, as reported, the wind died down to a manageable crosswind.
A visiting pilot in a locally assigned AV-8 was conducting a V-STOL landing to the approach end of runway 3.
We taxied clear of the runway, composed ourselves, and taxied back to the approach end of runway 10 right for an uneventful takeoff.