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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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This, Harrison said, would lessen the benefit of a third runway and in the worst-case, reduce the utility of Naia's existing two runways.
Xsight Systems, a developer and provider of advanced runway sensor solutions, is proud to announce today a new, innovative solution - Xsight Runway Black Box(TM), the company said.
The project will build Taxiway M of this small hub airport to connect Runways 14/32 and 18/36.
Caption: KORE initially got significant displaced thresholds for both ends of Runways 14 and 32 (above).
According to an FAA Advisory Circular 150/5340-1L, runways with a magnetic heading that ends with a five-degree value can be rounded up or down.
Until the opening of the new runway, aircraft used to operate from runways located adjacent to the old airport terminal building which is now the Crowne Plaza Hotel, on land since redeveloped to become the Liverpool International Business Park.
Its automated systems allows individual aircrafts to particularly monitor runways and airways of initial climbs before takeoffs while allowing inbound aircrafts to monitor airways and runways before landing, thereby minimizing runway incursions.
The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted because a Cessna was disabled on the runway of Kilimanjaro, however, did not explain why the aircraft diverted to Arusha (27nm from Kilimanjaro Airport) with too short a runway rather than diverting to Dar es Salaam (Tanzania, 240nm from Kilimanjaro), Mombasa (Kenya, 154nm from Kilimanjaro) or Nairobi (Kenya, 127nm from Kilimanjaro) featuring suitable runways.
Sir Howard's team said it would be taking proposals for new runways at two locations forward for further detailed study: ?
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.