secondary runway

secondary runway

A runway that provides additional wind direction coverage or the capacity to expedite traffic handling.
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The primary runway at CSMIA handles more than 46 arrivals and departures per hour while the secondary runway has a capacity of 35 flight movements per hour.
1, 2019, 'What's up with the Phl aviation industry?' pertaining to the decommissioned secondary runway of the Clark International Airport.
The secondary runway is operational, but 55 flights were diverted and another 52 were cancelled due to bad weather, she said.
The secondary runway 32 was used at the airport since the incident.
According to sources, the runway which is called as secondary runway was closed on April 23.
For the duration of refurbishment works that run from April 24 to July 23, commercial carriers will have to use Blantyre's secondary runway, 15/33, which measures only 1,372 x 30 meters and is therefore unsuitable for large jet operations.
Mr Andersen further stated: The beacons have been placed around the former Port Reitz Airport area and inside the security fence around runway 33 of the secondary runway.Consequently he has KAA notice to relocate its security fence as it was inside the said beacons.
Resurfacing work on the base's secondary runway has finished, and people in the town said they were looking forward to seeing the F-35s.
While the base could not put a figure on how many people might attend, a spokesman said: "We're anticipating there will be a big interest." The arrival of the F-35s comes ahead of the decommissioning of RAF Marham's Tornado GR4 fleet by April next year Resurfacing work on the base's secondary runway has finished, and people in the town said they were looking forward to seeing the F-35s.
Usually, flights take off and land on the main runway, but owing to the system upgrade, airlines are using the secondary runway which has a lower capacity.
In its proposal, pegged at $3 billion, GMR-Megawide plans to construct full-length parallel taxiways for both of the Naia's runways, construct an additional rapid-exit taxiways for the primary runway extend the secondary runway, and provide the maximum number of aircraft stands.
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