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Synonyms for runway

a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

a chute down which logs can slide

a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc

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a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land

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Kendoll, a private pilot and flight instructor, liked to use the angled runway during strong crosswinds.
O'Hare International Airport: At O'Hare International Airport, the new Runway 9L/27R is O'Hare's first new runway since 1971.
Several years ago, inventor and the company's chief engineer Bryan Smalls was informed by associates that the US government was looking for ways to reduce runway incidents.
At 8,400 feet long and 200 feet wide and running on a mostly northeast-southwest axis, Runway 4R-22L accommodated 47 percent of all arrivals at JFK in 2014, handling nearly 95,000 aircraft operations.
As part of the project the southern runway was to be closed from May 1 to May 31, while the northern runway was due to be out of operation from May 31 to July 20.
Airport Director Tim Doll said the main runway is the airport's "most valuable material asset.
2005 -- Plan to extend B runway to north formally decided
But the runway on the north side of LAX has the same configuration.
government must establish a timetable to accelerate the development of new runway procedures and the building of a third runway at London Heathrow Airport,.
Investigators say that the cockpit voice recorder has shown that the pilots mentioned the absence of lights on the runway but did not report it to the air traffic controller.
Workers are in the process of pulverizing 3,000 feet of Runway 11-29 on the west side of the field.
Transport Secretary Alistair Darling has signalled his backing for two additional south-east England runways - at Stansted and Heathrow.
In the South-west, the biggest expansion will take place at Bristol, which can build a new runway.
Winds were variable, the runway was wet and the Prowler was at heavy gross weight.
Information "Alpha" was current, reporting the winds 140-to-160 degrees, 5-to-10 knots and runway 28 left active.