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runway:

see airportairport
or airfield,
place for landing and departure of aircraft, usually with facilities for housing and maintaining planes and for receiving and discharging passengers and cargo.
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runway

[′rən‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A straight path, often hard-surfaced, within a landing strip, normally used for landing and takeoff of aircraft.
(geology)
The channel of a stream.

runway

1. In the theater, a narrow projection of the stage, over the orchestra pit and sometimes into the aisles of an auditorium, permitting the actors to perform in close proximity to the audience.
2. A path taken by buggies of concrete on decking over an area of concrete placement.

runway

A defined rectangular area, on a land aerodrome, prepared for the landing and takeoff run of aircraft along its length (ICAO).

runway

1. a hard level roadway or other surface from which aircraft take off and on which they land
2. Forestry US and Canadian a chute for sliding logs down
3. a narrow ramp extending from the stage into the audience in a theatre, nightclub, etc., esp as used by models in a fashion show
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Closing the crosswind runway will make the airport safer, she said.
Runway 9L will be supported by a new North Air Traffic Control Tower (NATCT).
Despite re-allocating DXB's remaining available runway slots, a 26% reduction in aircraft movements was still needed.
The last major work on the main runway - known as Runway 16R/34L - was in 2005, when the crosswind runway was replaced by the parallel runway.
The airport has recorded 37 such mishaps in the past five years, 28 of them on the southern runway.
The Dryden airport has the longest runway and possesses the only Instrument Landing System in the region, which allows pilots to land with ceilings (bottom of a cloud deck above the ground) below 200 feet and visibility under a quarter mile.
Land is to be reserved for a new runway at Edinburgh Airport in Scotland, but the White Paper leaves open the option of building a runway at Glasgow instead.
The pilot was high and fast for landing on a wet runway, but it appears his aircrew had total confidence in his ability to bring the bird to a safe stop.
Awaiting takeoff clearance, we assumed that the C-5 was going to circle to land on runway 10 right, based on the current winds and the fact that tower had cleared us to lineup.
L2) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted the company with a Supplemental Type Certificate (ST10609SC) for the installation of the Honeywell Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS) on B757 series aircraft.
NEW YORK, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rent the Runway (www.
Extension of runway, expansion of apron at Swami Vivekananda Airport