transit zone


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transit zone

The path taken by either airborne or seaborne smugglers. Zone can include transfer operations to another carrier (airdrop, at-sea transfer, etc.). See also arrival zone.
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Noun1.transit zone - a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Oceantransit zone - a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
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According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, if there is no transit zone, the two foreigners who are accused by the authorities of financing terrorism would have been settled in accommodation within the territory of the country from which they would have left within 24 hours.
Frankfurt Airport has opened a second VIP Lounge, located at the B Transit zone, its unveiling represented the culmination of two years of construction and the investment of a sum Fraport described as being in the "lower eight-digit euro range.
Ben Guerdene city, sitting at the Tunisian-Libyan border is a major transit zone for trade between the two countries.
In terms of parking requirements, ZQA completely eliminates parking requirements for affordable housing and senior housing within the designated Transit Zone the Department of City Planning is in the process of completing a map outlining the boundaries of the Transit Zones) and reduces the parking requirements for senior housing outside of the Transit Zone to 10%.
Austrian officials worry a transit zone would confuse issues even more, as Alison Langley reports from Salzburg.
Yet it's good for Merkel that Gabriel and some rights groups don't like the transit zone idea: As leader of a conservative party, she needs to differentiate herself from passionately pro-immigration leftists.
Migrants chanting "freedom, freedom" congregated outside the station after being pushed out from the station building, joining hundreds more in what has become a transit zone and place of refuge for those fleeing Syria's war and other Middle East hotspots.
Observer Ramadan Ramadani in Sloboden Pecat criticizes that if the overall crisis on the Southern border is staged with the intention to be spotted on the map of Europe and the world in order to inform them that we also have a refugee crisis, for which there are no doubts, but the effect from it are short-term because sooner or later it will be disclosed that we are just a transit zone.
Fedotov that Azerbaijan disseminates misinformation saying that Nagorno-Karabakh is allegedly a transit zone for drug trafficking.
Anatoly Kucherena told RIA Novosti he had given Snowden an official document granting one year's temporary asylum in Russia, allowing him to leave the Sheremetyevo Airport transit zone where he has been staying since arriving in Moscow on a flight from Hong Kong on June 23.
asylum seeker, who has been in a Moscow Sheremetyevo airport's transit zone for more than a month, could be stranded there for half a year.
But he is believed to have spent the last three weeks stuck in the airport's transit zone.