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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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Three years later, the private sector is divided on the need for a third runway.
It incorporates day and night optical sensors that are placed as close as possible to the runway to capture clear and accurate footage.
That's not sufficiently aligned with a runway to have an identified runway in the name.
Chicago OHare International in Chicago, IL, $60 million the first grant for this large hub airport will allow the construction phase of Runway 9C/27C to begin, which includes siting utilities, grading, and pavement work.
We all should know by now that runway numbers are based on its orientation relative to magnetic north and rounded to the nearest 10 degrees.
This involved workers removing concrete panels from the north runway, installing a utilities duct bank passing underneath it, and then repaving that section of runway.
Work started in November 1964 to construct a 7,500 ft state of the art new runway on land to the south of the then existing airport, at a cost of around PS3 million and took 18 months to complete.
Its automated systems allows individual aircrafts to particularly monitor runways and airways of initial climbs before takeoffs while allowing inbound aircrafts to monitor airways and runways before landing, thereby minimizing runway incursions.
This would be a less-noisy option than the runway proposed in Labour's White Paper and would avoid the loss of Sipson village.
After a crack and some peeling off of the runway was noticed, there was a temporary shutdown to inspect the quality of the runway.
In order to address that change, Huntsville began a four-phase project to improve its two runways: first work on the west runway, the east runway, the west runway taxiway system and finally the east runway taxiway system.