runway


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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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'The repair team had managed to restore some of the runway lights by 7.50 pm and we proceeded to open the runway for landing and takeoff.
It's a possibility that is causing some head scratching for aviation historian Stephen King, who has come across a 1950s plan in which a much longer runway is marked at the base.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 01 2019] A recent report on airport runway FOD detection systems market has been added to the extensive Fact.MR repository.
There is nothing like the experience of eating runway because of tailwinds.
Knight airport (KTPF), a GA airport just five miles north of MacDill AFB, an easy error since both airports have a Runway 4-22.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): A SpiceJet aircraft, which has been stuck on the runway at Mumbai International Airport since Tuesday, was finally pulled out on runway surface on Thursday night.
"The pavement of the runway has met its useful life; it needed to be redone," says Airport Manager Jim Szczesniak.
An official told Dawn that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) closed the main runway around 7pm following the landing of a non-passenger plane whose tyres burst.
Dubai Airports (DXB) southern runway. Image Credit: Dubai Airports Also in this package
Beijing Capital International Airport has announced it has selected Xsight Systems' FOD Detection solution for installation on its East Runway, the company said.
According to Michelle Arcega, Naia public relations assistant, the obstruction caused the temporary closure of runway 13-31 at 6:40 p.m.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade inspected the MCIA runway on Thursday and ordered that repairs will be done right away after seeing cracks and potholes in the runaway.
WEST Midlands Mayor Andy Street has hit back after being criticised for not supporting a second runway at Birmingham Airport.
The first attempt was made at 11:42 a.m., but the pilot aborted his landing while about 2 miles away from touchdown on runway 24.