airstrip


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Synonyms for airstrip

an airfield without normal airport facilities

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MP Oyioka said once complete, the airstrip would help perishable goods reach international markets on time.
He said even though the construction of an airstrip on private land is allowed, the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) should be informed for approval including the safety aspects.
A total of Sh1.2 billion that was earmarked for the renovation of eight local airstrips in the current financial year is set to be returned to the Exchequer after the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) failed to absorb the funds.The eight facilities that were set to benefit from the facelift include Malindi Airport, Lokichogio Airport and Isiolo, Kabunde, Kakamega, Kitale, Migori and Bomet airstrips.
He also said that the airstrip will make the area "more equitable for people", claiming that the length of journey to the central belt made it impossible to get there and back in a day.
The ministry, she said, had never engaged Debswana to allow other airlines to use the company's airstrip as the Orapa airstrip was registered as a private airstrip and as such its use by other parties could be done through the permission of the owner.
The airstrip would facilitate logistical movement, casualty evacuation and visits of different local and foreign delegations during construction of the dam.
The news filtered into the country's aviation sector last week of how some private owned airports and airstrips are hugely indebted to the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) .Information gathered put the debt in question to a whopping N4 billion being an accumulated debts incurred for a long period.
Forest Service airstrip at Indian Creek (S81) is the busiest airport in the state of Idaho, beating Boise's Gowan Field by a substantial number of daily operations.
Tanjung Lesung already has the airstrip facility for taking off and landing.
28, an aircraft took off an airstrip in Samara Beach,
April 9, 2016 (KAMPALA) -- Civil aviation authorities in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, said an investigation was being carried out to ascertain how a South Sudanese piloting student was killed on Thursday at Malindi airstrip.
The Lebanese terrorist group Hizbullah has built an airstrip in the Beqaa Valley for its fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles, an analysis of satellite images conducted by IHS Jane's Defense Weekly revealed last week.
Separately, a Hezbollah MP dismissed a media report claiming that the party possesses an airstrip in northeast Lebanon used to land its arsenal of drones.
Recent satellite images published on Thursday show China has made rapid progress in building an airstrip suitable for military use in contested territory in the South China Sea's Spratly Islands and may be planning another, moves that have been greeted with concern in the United States and Asia.