compass track

compass track

[′käm·pəs ‚trak]
(navigation)
The direction of the track relative to compass north.
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Pilots start their final descent to Kai Tak some 15 nautical miles to the west, flying a magnetic compass track of 88 degrees, and then make a right turn through 42 degrees, plus or minus drift, to line up with runway "One Three".