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Runway

A slang term for the amount of time before a project, report, or anything else must be completed. That is, a runway is the length of time until a deadline. See also: Drop-dead date.
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For the first time in aviation history, Xsight Systems runway solutions present a new paradigm in runway management and allow constant command over airport runways and their surroundings.
CAG executive vice president Yam Kum Weng said, "The additional runway capacity of a three-runway system will take Changi to its next phase of growth beyond this decade.
When runways are closed for RSA work, crews will take advantage of the time to also conduct runway maintenance and rehabilitation.
While at Heathrow there are two options - the first is for one 3,500-metre (11,500ft) runway to the north west to add to the two existing runways.
the airport layout had intersecting runways and multiple high-speed taxiways, all illuminated for night operations (casual factors: complex airport configuration and low-visibility conditions).
Currently, a 747 leaving Eugene Airport requires the removal of runways lights to avoid damage to the lights.
Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA), a representative of local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada, announced on 20 November the opening of three new runways at US airports.
Despite a recent reduction in air traffic due to economic factors, congestion on airport runways remains a safety concern.
Two runways at Los Angeles International Airport have such a cramped layout that they can no longer handle the modern jam of air traffic safely or effectively, according to a series of reports released Friday.
Most asphalt and concrete runways have an average lifespan between 16 and 20 years, says Proulx.
The South-east is the only region of the country to receive two new runways, under the Government's proposals.