airstrip


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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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ELMIRA - A vintage biplane crashed Sunday shortly after taking off from a private airstrip, killing the passenger and injuring the pilot.
Two Eritrean MiG 29s immediately took off in pursuit, as smoke curled from the airstrip, sirens wailed and fire engines rushed to the scene.
Vanguard has been a long-term partner for perinatal safety in the San Antonio market," noted AirStrip Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President Bruce Brandes.
The report also noted that the airstrip is fenced and maintained as a public resource by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB), although it has not yet been transferred onto their asset register.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, with the development of a full-fledged Airstrip at Kishtwar, the town will get round-the-year facility for landing and taking off of Aircraft and even though the operation of commercial flights may not be possible in the very near future, but there will be certain and definite provisions for landing of State Aircrafts, chartered flights and operation of emergency flights.
According to a source who declared that the aircraft overran the runway of the airstrip and was forced to come to a stop by a fence, the incident caused a big damage to the wings of the airplane.
Last month, officials from Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority led by Peter Munyao, the Kenya Airport Authority officials led by Edmond Wekesa and KDF team led by Colonel Martin Ndirangu toured the airstrip.
A Police man loads his rifle to fire at Kamal Nath ji in Chhindwara airstrip.
One of the poorest villages in the Philippines, it has an airstrip, a small clinic and a small school.
According to Costa Rican Security Minister Gustavo Mata, the emergence of illegal airstrips is a result of the increase in US-bound drug trafficking through Central America and Mexico, and the more frequent use of air routes by drug organizations.
South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit is largely believed to have instructed Lakes state caretaker governor Matur Chut Dhuol to free the two MPs on Saturday, 22 August, and the two lawmakers were received in Rumbek airstrip on Tuesday.
If there was an airstrip or works to build one, all the residents of the Baalbek valley would have seen it with their own eyes," Loyalty to Resistance bloc MP Walid Sukkarieh said in comments published Saturday.