closed airport

closed airport

i. An airport temporarily closed to aircraft operations for maintenance, construction, or some other purpose while the operator is still in business.
ii. An airport where the ceiling and visibility are below the prescribed minimum for ordinary landings and takeoffs.
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On Sept 1, loud explosions and war planes could be heard from the area of the closed airport which Islamist forces have been trying to seize from Haftar's forces allied to the regular army.
A closed airport meant that the luxury French fabrics had to be rerouted through Jordan and Syria and then shipped by land.
The illegal airport is a closed airport situated in the occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus, which the Government of Cyprus, as the sole legitimate and internationally recognized authority on the island, has declared since 1974 as an illegal point of entry into and exit from the Republic of Cyprus, for the reason of not being able to exercise control over the occupied part of its territory, as a result of the continuing Turkish military occupation.
Students at schools near the closed airport, on the other hand, started doing better in the same subjects.
Unable to raise anyone at the closed airport, we transmitted on common-distress frequencies our intention to land and requested someone to acknowledge.
An unlicensed US pilot who reportedly managed to steal an aircraft and fly it from Connecticut to New York and land it at a closed airport, whilst drunk, has received a one-year prison sentence.
This will curtail the airport and help turn on the lights at a closed airport in Orange County.
and saw airline employees gathered around a TV in an otherwise closed airport bar.
The course is held on closed airport runways and other large paved areas where students are able to practice emergency maneuvers in a safe environment.
According to a list posted at the closed airport, eight people died on the ground and 49 aboard the plane.
Experts rushed to a closed airport hangar and tranquillised both animals and took them back to the zoo.
British Airways, which operates flights to Fiumicino, has said that its services were not affected by the closed airport.