Runway

(redirected from airport)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Rights Foundation * and with other Internet resources, including information intended to assist smokers in finding places where smoking is permitted in airports. In a limited number of instances where airport websites contained unclear or ambiguous statements about policies, additional information was collected from other sources, including airport personnel and local public health personnel.
The airport covering an area of 137 square miles is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Over 30 local and regional airports have joined a growing coalition that is calling on the US government to open consultations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to address USD 42 billion in subsidies and other unfair benefits that the Gulf nations have provided to their state-owned airlines, violating Open Skies policy and threatening hundreds of thousands of American jobs.
Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan
"If the airport is well-managed it would be profitable, and can generate positive financial results," stated Krasimir Kostov, a former officer of the Bulgarian Air Force who has been working at the Balchik Airport since 1985.
"ADAC is moving ahead with its plans for the development of Abu Dhabi International Airport infrastructure to support Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, and deliver efficient and quality services on a par with leading international airports enabling it to cater for the air transport needs of the Emirate and region for decades to come.
Cardiff Airport Managing Director Patrick Duffy commented, "We very much welcome Kerry to the Cardiff Airport team, and her addition to the team strengthens our knowledge, experience and leadership."
Ms Quinn will be responsible for managing Cardiff Airport's operations and ensuring regulatory compliance for safety and security and developing infrastructure and service capability.
Its network of international airports and expertise as a leading airport specialist will further increase the success of these growing regional airport businesses."
Influenced by the global financial tsunami, most of the world's leading international airports experienced a fall in cargo volume in 2008, except China's Beijing Capital International Airport and Shanghai Pudong Airport as well as U.K.'s London Heathrow Airport and Dubai International Airport.
The 9th edition of the Airport Show will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman of Dubai Airports, from May 19 to 21.
A House bill scheduled for floor action today would give union rights to about 43,000 TSA airport screeners.