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Synonyms for mile

a unit of length used in navigation

a former British unit of length once used in navigation


a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters)

an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km

a footrace extending one mile

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i) For aircraft other than helicopters: For at least 1 hour before and for 1 hour after the estimated time of arrival, the ceiling will be at least 2,000 feet above the airport elevation and the visibility will be at least 3 statute miles.
This area was situated one statute mile away from the point of contact zone where the stimulus of the law enforcement vehicle was present.
The Premier I is powered by two Williams/Rolls FJ44-2A engines and has a maximum speed of 461 nautical miles per hour (530 statute miles per hour).
They took-off at maximum distance and the RAF pilots used statute miles to compute distance to Malta while Fleet Air Arm escorts used nautical miles.
sm] = Range in statute miles h = height of radar in feet.
Circling the earth in the ionosphere, following a nearly pole-crossing orbit 602 statute miles above the surface, Polar BEAR carries three experiments, whose data will be used to help improve communications over the polar regions.
The Gulfstream 450 - the best large cabin, long range business jet in its class - has a range of almost 5,000 statute miles and has a 14-passenger configuration perfectly suited for non-stop intercontinental travels.
In a statement, US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) said the coastal patrol boat USS Tempest (PC-2), operating in the Gulf of Oman September 6, heard the distress call of an unidentified small boat about 85 statute miles (135 kilometers) from the Tempest's position.
Class A None Class B 3 statute miles Class C 3 statute miles Class D 3 statute miles Class E less than 10,000 MSL Day 3 statute miles at or above 10,00 MSL Night 5 statute miles Class G more than 1,2000 AGL Day 1 statute mile less than 10,000 MSL Night 3 statute miles 1 statute mile more than 1,200 AGL 3 statute miles and at or 10,000 MSL 5 statute miles Class A None Class B clear of clouds Class C 500 feet belov Class D 1,000 feet above 2,000 feet horizontal Class E 1.
The blocks are situated minimum 125 statute miles offshore in water depths ranging from 2,657 ft to 10,213 ft.
With a range of 2925 statute miles and excellent short field performance, the Hawker 800XP is the ideal aircraft for Colorado's high altitude airports.
Newsom calculated that this could have led Byrd to believe that he had reached the pole when he was still as much as 78 statute miles away, or caused him to overshoot the pole by as much as 21 statute miles.
The average length of a flight was 895 statute miles as of January 2012, compared to 904 statute miles in January 2011.
Orbit: 115 to 400 statute miles, Velocity: 17,321 mph