departure runway

departure runway

The runway from which departures are cleared.
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Another light airplane called for taxi clearance and, based on its position, was routed to a departure runway as far away as humanly possible from its parking spot.
The first calculates a plane's travel time from the gate to the departure runway, taking into account any interactions with other arriving and departing flights.
Night-time flights will be rotated weekly, with each period consisting of one designated arrival and one departure runway, or one used for both with a schedule published on line.
We picked up the current Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS), which informed us that the departure runway was on the other side of the airfield.
As the Delta Air Lines B767-400 taxied out in Rome's Fiumicino Airport the flight crew clearly saw the flocks of gulls on and around the departure runway. The crew discussed the presence and number of birds.
According to The Associated Press, the NTSB stated that the Federal Aviation Administration should require airlines to "establish procedures requiring all crewmembers on the flight deck to positively confirm and cross-check the airplane's location at the assigned departure runway".
Steve Evans, from West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "I understand the private aircraft left the departure runway. Some witnesses said, and we have had reports, that there was a ball of flames."
"I understand the aircraft left the departure runway.
There's an ILS Rwy 01 and LPVs to both 01 and your planned departure runway, 19, all with suitable ceiling and visibility minimums.
Radar data depicted the accident airplane starting a gradual left turn just beyond the departure end of the departure runway. The airplane then began a right turn and a descent from about 500 feet agl about a half mile north of the departure airport.