all-weather airport

all-weather airport

[′ȯl ¦weth·ər ′er‚pȯrt]
(civil engineering)
An airport with facilities to permit the landing of qualified aircraft and aircrewmen without regard to operational weather limits.
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The airport, at last, won in 2013, following many vital upgrading jobs, such as a runway expansion, were carried out at the facility that made it an all-weather airport.
He needs to look into the extension of the airport to take the largest transport aircraft envisaged, to make it an all-weather airport for the expansion of Welsh industry as I envisage its growth.
In addition, environmentalists say, the federal government has already spent $9 million to provide a state-of-the-art hovercraft to ferry the isolated people of King Cove across Cold Bay to an all-weather airport and emergency care.
CHICAGO -- United Airlines today applauded Governor George Ryan for his brave and bold position to proceed with the expansion of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, a project that United officials note will create a world-class and highly-functioning all-weather airport while stimulating the city, state and regional economies and creating critical new jobs in the region.
Baghram air base, located about 40 kilometers north of Kabul, is the largest and the only all-weather airport in northern Afghanistan.
Over the next five years, this money will be used to keep up with the industry and to maintain our award-winning status as an efficient and reliable all-weather airport.
ANPC's unique technology combines the critical functions of terminal surveillance and precision approach guidance and utilizes legacy airborne systems to provide safe all-weather airport access at minimal operator cost.
George Ryan for his leadership in endorsing a plan that will restore Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to its role as a preeminent transportation hub, revive the economic engine of the city, state, and regional economy, and deliver consumers the promise of a world-class, all-weather airport.
The Ryan-Daley agreement will bring 200,000 new jobs to the region, increase O'Hare's annual economic benefits by an estimated $16-$20 billion and create a world-class and highly-functioning all-weather airport that will inject critical new capacity into the national aviation system.
Steve Forte, United's Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, to outline why they believe Mayor Daley's plan for increased capacity at O'Hare creates a world-class all-weather airport that can operate at peak efficiency for consumers while delivering world-class safety standards.
Members of the Senate Commerce Committee today seized a historic opportunity to deliver consumers a highly-functioning all-weather airport that will bring 200,000 new jobs to the region and nearly double the economic benefits of O'Hare International Airport.
Daley' s plan to create a world-class all-weather airport
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