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airstrip

a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway

airfield

airfield
Any area on which aircraft may land, take off, park, and be serviced. It includes buildings and installations to support flying and maintenance operations. Also known as an airport, airstrip, or aerodrome. On aeronautical charts, airfields are depicted as in the illustration.
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Kabunde Airstrip got Sh100 million, Kakamega airstrip (Sh150 million), Kitale airstrip (Sh100 million), Migori airstrip (Sh100 million) while Bomet airstrip was allocated Sh63 million.KAA Managing Director Jonny Andersen, while regretting that Sh1.2 billion will have to be returned to the Treasury, told MPs that not all the monies meant for the renovations of airports was disbursed to the authority.
The works will improve accessibility to the Tiwi Islands, as the Wurrumiyanga Airstrip is the largest airstrip on Bathurst Island, which services approximately a population of 2000 people and these improvements will create many more opportunities for locals into the future.
The Idaho Division of Aeronautics has published standard operating procedures (SOPs) for some of the more popular backcountry airstrips. Like the annual Notam for Oshkosh, these SOPs should be required reading, especially if you are unfamiliar with the airstrip you are heading into.
The Philippine government under the previous administration planned a repair of the 1.3-kilometer airstrip of the Rancudo Airfield and even set aside P800 million for it.
Having detected the clandestine runways, authorities are following a procedure that includes warning farm owners of the presence of such structures inside their properties, and neutralizing the airstrips, he said.
According to Mire, who distributes the solar products across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, Carmanah's solar-powered LED aviation lights are the best way to light airstrips in Africa where electricity supplies are often volatile and diesel is becoming ever more expensive--but sunshine is abundant.
According to officials, the ban imposed on the airstrips controlled by two warlords is being broken.
The grass airstrip runs east to west across the land and is about 650 metres in length, with approaches in both directions and all cables underground.
Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the National Park Service to keep open airstrips on federal lands used by private pilots.
Known in aviation circles as STOLs -- for short takeoff and landing -- the Caribous were designed for hauling war material in and out of short airstrips in jungle terrain.
class="MsoNormalMandera conceived the idea of having an international airport in 2013 but the project, alongside the construction of airstrips, has suffered unending opposition almost at every stage.
It has demonstrated the expert flying skills of its fighter and transport aircrew, and the capability of its ground crew in activating such expressway airstrips on short notice.