glide slope facility

glide slope facility

[′glīd ¦slōp fə‚sil·əd·ē]
(navigation)
An instrument approach landing facility furnishing vertical guidance information to aircraft from its altitude down to the runway.
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The project included construction of a new 75-foot-wide concrete taxiway with asphalt shoulder, taxiway edge and centerline lighting, lighting vault modifications, and the relocation of a Federal Aviation Administration's glide slope facility and a security airfield vehicle checkpoint.
The project will re-align the western portion of the taxiway and includes construction of a concrete taxiway, asphalt shoulder pavement, service road relocation, airfield lighting and signage systems, storm drain system, sanitary sewer relocation, other miscellaneous underground utilities, and the relocation and upgrade of the Runway 8L glide slope facility.