Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

Airport runways: All you wanted to know but were afraid to ask – Part 2

In the first part of this two part series on airport runways, we covered the basics of runway terminology, runway numbering, etc. Today we focus on the runway itself. The sections and parts of the runway, and terms very few outside the core aviation industry know significant details about. Common measurement terms Apart from the length and width of the …

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