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movement area

That part of an aerodrome intended for the surface movement of aircraft, including the maneuvering area and apron (ICAO). The runways, taxiways, aprons, and other areas of an airport or heliport utilized for taxiing, takeoffs, and landings of aircraft constitute the movement area. The loading and parking areas are not included in the movement area.
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As a reminder, the FAA defines a "movement area" in FAR 139.5 as "the runways, taxiways, and other areas of an airport that are used for taxiing, takeoff, and landing of aircraft, exclusive of loading ramps and aircraft parking areas." Another reminder: At towered airports in the U.S., an ATC clearance is required to enter a movement area.
The Airport Movement Area Safety System alerted the tower at the same time that the Frontier pilots spotted the Metroliner.
Kumtor Operating Company said all mining operations were suspended other than continuing operations to manage the ice and waste in the high movement area of the open pit.
France might consider leaving the Schengen free movement area over fear of rising migration, said French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Searidge will deploy IntelliDAR as a Low-Cost Ground Surveillance (LCGS) system to provide situational awareness of the movement area, adjoining taxiways and apron to the Air Navigation Service Provider for Malta International Airport.
These checks were critical in preventing unauthorized individuals from violating the Controlled Movement Area. While executing the Airfield Obstruction Reduction Initiative program, A1C Burns' keen sense of observation led to the discovery of a buried Iraqi tank in the infield, averting a possible mishap in the upcoming infield grading project.
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We handle ground operations, we oversee the airport movement area, from the runway, inspection area.
Exelis, a leader in providing critical network solutions, will provide SFO with its Symphony vehicle movement area transponder and Symphony MobileVue solutions.
Bulgaria and Romania were expected to join the Schengen free movement area in the spring of 2011, and by all accounts have fulfilled all technical criteria for entry.
His keen oversight of three Controlled Movement Area Violations ideantified a shortfall with a sister flight line driving program; he proposed that all JBB tenant units mirrow current AF training.
The airport is equipped with an Airport Movement Area Safety System (AMASS), which tracks aircraft on and near the airport surface and provides conflict resolution information to controllers.