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touch-down zone[′təch¦dau̇n ‚zōn]
In air operations, the first 3000 feet (914 meters) of runway beginning at the threshold. Abbreviated TDZ.
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He added, We are continuously improving the touch-down zone
of the airport.
Add 50 feet to the touch-down zone
elevation (TDZE) and you'll get a threshold-crossing altitude (TCA).
The figure included 230 inset runway centreline lights; 180 runway touch-down zone
units; 230 inset runway edge lights; lights; 190 elevated approach lights plus 430 inset taxiway centreline and stop bars lights.
2] of the touch-down zone
of the take-off and landing runway The contract required the new surface treatment to meet the ICAO friction coefficient of 0.