approach area

approach area

The defined area whose dimensions are measured horizontally beyond the threshold over which landing and takeoff operations are made.
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Austro Control and DLR are working together with other partners at Vienna International Airport to reduce the lifetime of wake vortices in the approach area and thus further increase flight safety.
The approach area, reach requirements and door swings are major factors in selecting and locating the appliances.
For example, some years ago there was a note for Boston's Logan airport regarding higher approach minimums when there were "tall vessels in the approach area."
The ingress of Plunge Pool seepage is from the open joints exposed in the vertical cliffs (Khan et al., 2011) of limestone surrounding the rest house area and large number of sinkholes spread in the spillway approach area of the reservoir (WAPDA, 1999).
This symbology is located on the back side of certain runway/taxiway holding position or runway approach area signs.
The approach area in front of the terminal building will also be redesigned and landscaped.
The approach area in front of the terminal building will be redesigned and landscaped.
IT SEEMS particularly ironic to me that, at a time when the Mersey Tunnels Authority were implementing an increase in tolls, they saw fit to spend pounds 20,000 in February on planters at the approach area of the Wallasey Tunnel.
"They then proceeded along the track and appear to have kicked their way through two gates, before gaining entry to the station approach area, bending and breaking off signal posts.
According to Barco, the AMS features "automatic en-route holding advice generation in order to avoid congestion in the approach area. This unique feature, which has never been put into operation before, lowers the operating costs of the airlines by enabling economically optimal high-level holding instead of low-altitude delay absorption methods." Aug 9, 2007