secondary runway

secondary runway

A runway that provides additional wind direction coverage or the capacity to expedite traffic handling.
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It will also build new taxiways, rapid exit taxiways and extend Naia's secondary runway.
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.
Tenders are invited for Resurfacing of secondary runway 19r 01l at nscbi airport kolkata.
Operations conducted on the secondary runway are likely to impact all arrivals and departures in and out of Mumbai," said a press statement by Jet Airways.
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.
30am with the airport having to manage operations with the secondary runway.
Mumbai has to make do with a single runway for all passenger and cargo aircraft and when it is shut for repairs, it uses the secondary runway.
Bos already has his sights on the next project: upgrading some electrical work, and enhancements to the secondary runway.
The traffic continued on the secondary runway of the airport barring bigger aircraft.
Operators said the work is required to "maintain safe operation" of the main runway and planes will use the airport's secondary runway during the work.
Moreover, the CAA constructed a secondary runway parallel to the main runway at a distance of 210 meters between the centre lines of both the runways against the recommended distance of 1035 meters at cost of Rs 719.
Fortunately, Sigonella has a secondary runway, but with no arresting gear.
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