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aerodrome

(US), airdrome
a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport
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aerodrome

[′e·rō‚drōm]
(civil engineering)
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aerodrome

aerodrome
An airfield. A defined area on land or water (including any runway(s), taxi tracks, aprons, buildings, installations, and equipment) intended to be used either wholly or in part for the parking, maintenance, arrival, departure, and surface movement of aircraft (ICAO). When used in the provisions relating to flight plans and ATS (air traffic services) messages, it covers sites other than aerodromes that may be used by certain types of aircraft (e.g., helicopters, seaplanes, or balloons). Aerodromes are depicted on aeronautical charts as shown in the illustration.
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"We have a close-knit community at Hood Aerodrome and the incident has understandably rocked that community," the council said in a statement on its website.
'Malayan Airways and Berjaya Airways had also used the aerodrome for its commercial flights,' Abu Bakar added.
Many people who have submitted comments about the plans are those who use the aerodrome. Some have argued that making the runway and taxiway narrower is less safe, and urged the council to allow the wider strip to remain.
Monreal noted that, while other airports in the country had already obtained their certification, the Miaa has waited eight years to receive the temporary aerodrome certification.
To achieve certification Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officers (AFISOs) had to be trained to GCAA standards, new AFIS procedures were introduced, a watch tower built, and technical equipment, including communication and recording systems, installed.
Mohammad Al Dossari -- GCAA director air navigation and aerodromes - awarded the first AFIS certificate in accordance with Civil Aviation Regulations.
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Nagrama pointed out that being certified as an aerodrome meant that the Davao airport has passed international standards as certified by the CAAP Aerodrome Development and Management Service (ADMS).
The Russian equipment will ensure radar control and navigation at a distance of up to 400 kilometers form the aerodrome and instrument landing of aircraft in poor visibility conditions.
The proposed changes to the Canadian Aviation Regulations, published in Canada Gazette, Part I, would require proponents to consult with stakeholders before developing an aerodrome or significantly changing an existing one.
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Second Lt Albert Vincent Scholes was just 21 when he lost his life in a tragic and needless accident at the aerodrome on Port Meadow on the outskirts of Oxford on November 1, 1918 - just 10 days before the war ended.