primary runway

primary runway

Runway(s) used in preference to the others whenever conditions permit (ICAO). Normally, a primary runway is designated as the instrument runway.
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Immediately upon takeover, the group proposes to construct full-length parallel taxiways for both runways, an additional rapid-exit taxiways for the primary runway, the extension of a second runway, and the provision of maximum aircraft stands.
Immediately upon takeover, GMR Megawide will enhance NAIA's airside infrastructure, which includes building full-length parallel taxiways for both runways, additional Rapid-Exit Taxiways (RETs) for the primary runway, extension of the secondary runway plus provision of the maximum number of aircraft stands.
While the primary runway can handle up to 48 arrivals and departures per hour, the secondary runway has a capacity of 35 flights per hour.
Tenders are invited for 6,000 ft primary runway, with a 4,000 ft crosswind.
More than two dozen flights were diverted or delayed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Thursday after its primary runway was closed for three hours to repair two small potholes.
CH2M previously supported DAA with the widening and rehabilitation of its primary runway, Runway 2L-20R--completed one month ahead of schedule and USD500,000 below budget--as well as enabling runway extensions and taxiway improvements.
Following the incident, the CAA announced that the primary runway of Lahore airport has been closed for a brief period of time.
Significant work on the project which includes upgrade of ILS to CAT-IIIB, installation of associated airfield lighting system on primary runway and one of the linked taxiways will be complete by December 1, 2015.
By far, it's secondary to our primary runway by a long shot," said Schmidtke.
AIM 5-4-19 confirms it: Landing minimums for a side--step maneuver to the adjacent runway will normally be higher than the minimums to the primary runway.
8 million dollar grant to rehabilitate its primary runway.
The 6,500' primary runway at LMAC is also used by C-17 military transport planes, the largest of the military transport planes.

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