approach funnel

approach funnel

approach funnel
A specified airspace around a nominal approach path within which an aircraft approaching to land is considered to make a normal approach.
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The approach funnel areas for landing at BKIA at nighttime fall in the Frontier Region (FR), Peshawar, and FR Kohat on the South of Peshawar.
The new verdict came after the Government of Bihar had notified both the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) as well as the AAI that it had already cleared nearly all of the obstructions under its authority, particularly hundreds of tall trees at the adjacent zoo that caused an impediment in the approach funnel of runway.
The AAI s previous decision arrived after the DGCA had suggested suspension of the Patna Airport s operating licence as a result of barriers on aircraft approach funnel.