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air·strip

 (âr′strĭp′)
n.
An aircraft runway without airport facilities.
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airstrip

(ˈɛəˌstrɪp)
n
(Aeronautics) a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway. Also called: landing strip
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air•strip

(ˈɛərˌstrɪp)

n.
a small landing field having only one runway.
[1940–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilitiesairstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
flare path - an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
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Translations

airstrip

[ˈɛəstrɪp] Npista f de aterrizaje
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

airstrip

[ˈɛərstrɪp] npiste f d'atterrissageair terminal naérogare f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

airstrip

[ˈɛəˌstrɪp] npista d'atterraggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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A total of Sh1.2 billion that was earmarked for the renovation of eight local airstrips in the current financial year is set to be returned to the Exchequer after the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) failed to absorb the funds.The eight facilities that were set to benefit from the facelift include Malindi Airport, Lokichogio Airport and Isiolo, Kabunde, Kakamega, Kitale, Migori and Bomet airstrips.
Inter-agency drug interdiction unit eyed in ports, air strips !-- -- Romina Cabrera (The Philippine Star) - June 21, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is pushing for the creation of an inter-agency drug interdiction task group against drug smuggling through the country's private ports and airstrips. PDEA director general Aaron Aquino said the creation of this interdiction task group would synchronize efforts of different law enforcement agencies to stop drug smuggling in the 1,200 private airstrips and private ports nationwide.
The news filtered into the country's aviation sector last week of how some private owned airports and airstrips are hugely indebted to the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) .Information gathered put the debt in question to a whopping N4 billion being an accumulated debts incurred for a long period.
Using their radios and their experience, backcountry pilots freely advise each other of safety concerns and tips on how to deal with challenging conditions at particular airstrips. After years immersed in corporate life and seeing the farcical versions of safety cultures, the level of mutual respect and helpfulness in the backcountry pilot community is refreshing.
Security of 43 unused airports and 355 airstrips in the country is all set to be enhanced with the Home Ministry planning to review their vulnerability in view of constant threat from terror groups.
It has built airstrips in Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs.
Dozens of illegal airstrips have been spotted during flights over the western Pacific coast and the eastern Caribbean coast by personnel of the Security Ministry's Servicio de Vigilancia Aerea (Air Surveillance Service, SVA).
Chinese authorities have continued construction of several military-grade airstrips in the disputed South China Sea region despite warnings from international leaders, the Associated Press reported Sunday.
Saudi Aramco has announced that it will now allow the air ambulances operating in the Eastern Province to use its own airstrips when transferring injured persons, when necessary.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Mon, Sep 22, 2014 - The dynamiting of clandestine airstrips by Peruvian security forces in the world's No.
The IAF has voiced its concern on several occasions on the need to regulate flying activities, particularly from unmanned airstrips. It is estimated that there are more than 300 unmanned airstrips in the country which pose a security threat.