airfield traffic

Related to airfield traffic: airport traffic area

airfield traffic

All traffic on the maneuvering area of an airfield and all aircraft flying in the vicinity of an airfield.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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A source said: "The bases are surrounded by a military airfield traffic zone, which extends five miles.
Fifteen of the 70 AOCC staff are on duty, coordinating the activities of hundreds of staff across the airport, and assessing, among other things, the real-time feed of flight movements, airfield traffic and passenger flow across terminals, down to the exact numbers standing in the immigration or security queues.
As the team modelled the airfield traffic for a busy day in 2024, they realised that introducing a larger taxiway would boost efficiency on the airfield.
I made a benign input that only resulted in a 100-fpm climb, so the aircraft commander took the controls and proceeded to do a full lap in the airfield traffic pattern.
Prior to the earthquake, daily airfield traffic volume amounted to about 30 movements (a movement equals one landing or takeoff).