approach and landing area

approach and landing area

[ə′prōch ən ′land·iŋ ‚er·ē·ə]
(navigation)
An airspace of defined dimensions together with its runways and water channels, used by aircraft arriving at or departing from or operating within the vicinity of the airport.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.