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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With new navigational facilities, the airport will become an all-weather airport and will enhance connectivity to the coastal state of Odisha, This will ensure more regular service which will benefit both airlines and passengers, " an AAI release said.
He also suggested upgradation of the Gilgit Airport to an all-weather airport coupled with prioritising of construction and maintenance of Tajikistan Road.
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.
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. Further, we are completing a unique land lease and financing arrangement with a private developer, Williams-Lynxs Alaska, to build a cargo port.
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