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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Construction of airstrip on private land is allowed but it has to comply with the stipulated standard operating procedure (SOP).
We want to know what is going on with those airstrips.
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt were on site to inspect the upgrade of Bidyadanga Road and Bidyadanga Airstrip firsthand.
'There is currently no space reserved for an airstrip in Letlhakane,' she said.
The all-weather airstrip is situated 160 kilometres from Gilgit town and its functioning would resolve the crucial weather issue which normally disrupts air travel in northern areas.
Local pilots and FBO waiting rooms are a font of critical safety information that can include recent or historic accidents, and local information will give you added insights into the hazards associated with a particular area or airstrip.
Dozens of illegal airstrips have been spotted during flights over the western Pacific coast and the eastern Caribbean coast by personnel of the Security Ministry's Servicio de Vigilancia Aerea (Air Surveillance Service, SVA).
The aircraft that Killed Nyiwalla at Malindi airstrip, photo by By Elkana Jacob on 8, April 2016 (ST Photo)
The airstrip, built sometime between February 2013 and June 2014, is located in a sparsely populated area 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) south of the town of Hermel and 18 kilometers (11.2 miles) west of the border with Syria.
"The defined area does not contain any airstrip. 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.
It said images from earlier in March showed reclamation work on Subu Reef in the Spratlys creating landmasses that, if joined together, could create space for another 3,000-meter (3,281-yard) airstrip.