approach gate

approach gate

[ə′prōch ‚gāt]
(navigation)
That point on the final approach course which is 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the approach fix on the side away from the airport or 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the landing threshold, whichever is farthest from the landing threshold.

approach gate

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A point on the final approach which is either one mile from the final approach fix on the side away from the airport or five miles from the landing threshold, whichever is farther from the landing threshold.
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Photo: Metal-framed, glass-louvered window lets homeowner view visitors from inside courtyard as they approach gate up the front walk
Existing approach gates and fences are to be re-erected upon completion.