main airfield

main airfield

An airfield planned for permanent occupation in peacetime, also suitable for use in wartime and having sufficient operational facilities for full use of its combat potential. See also airfield; departure airfield; diversion airfield; redeployment airfield.
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Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction won the second package for building the main airfield infrastructure, which include construction of a 4 km-long runway designed to Code-F standards, two taxiways, parking apron for passenger aircraft, which also include an apron taxi line.
Hanjin will build the main airfield infrastructure for the airport over the next 22 months.
AN urgent tightening of security has been ordered at the RAF's main airfield in Wales after flights were halted for four hours yesterday by anti-war protesters on the runway.
The British general in charge of NATO forces in Kosovo actually disobeyed an order from NATO's supreme commander, who unwisely wanted to evict Russian troops from their surprise takeover of the main airfield in Kosovo.
As a consequence, the Russians raced in themselves and grabbed the most strategically important site in Kosovo, the main airfield.
Ta Qali, near the sports stadium, was one of three main airfields on the island used by RAF Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons.
At Dhaka's two main airfields, the embassy's assistant general services officer and a member of the Defense attache's office provided logistical support to incoming U.