Runway


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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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'The runway lighting will be fully restored by tomorrow,' he told the media at Sibu Airport tonight.
"In the early to mid-1950s a map or plan of the air base appeared with what seems to be a temporary runway cutting across the main runway, but twice as long and passing very close to the control tower.
One factor that actually makes it fairly reasonable to accept a tailwind is downhill runway slope.
Pilots with experience or knowledge at an airport may fall for expectation bias, which leads them to the runway they expect, not the runway assigned.
The runway will remain in use during the works on the first 950 m section.
"The disabled SpiceJet aircraft, which was stuck in Runway-27 RESA has been pulled out on Runway surface at 11:10 PM yesterday," Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) spokesperson said.
The need to widen the runway comes with an increase in traffic of the Boeing 747-8 international freighters.
The airport authorities diverted flights of Boeing 777 to Islamabad as the other (alternative) runway was not meant for this aircraft.
DXB, Dubai World Central 'good to go' for runway repairs; free buses to be deployed for travellers
The FOD Detection system will help improve runway safety and capacity by continuously monitoring and detecting any forms of debris or hazards that could interfere with runway operations.
Arcega said the runway closure delayed the following flights:
Tugade met with officials of the MCIA and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for the implementation of the runway's 14-day rehabilitation.