airstrip


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air·strip

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

airstrip

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

air•strip

(ˈɛərˌstrɪp)

n.
a small landing field having only one runway.
[1940–45]
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
Translations

airstrip

[ˈɛəstrɪp] Npista f de aterrizaje

airstrip

[ˈɛərstrɪp] npiste f d'atterrissageair terminal naérogare f

airstrip

[ˈɛəˌstrɪp] npista d'atterraggio
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): A trainer aircraft, VT-AVV, crashed here at the Dhanipur airstrip after one of its wheels got stuck in wires during the landing on Tuesday.
The government is considering suspending the contractor at Suneka airstrip in Kisii for failing to complete work on time.
The airstrip built on private land in Kuala Klawang here has not received approval to conduct flight operation, says Transport Ministry Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) chief inspector, Capt Yahaya Abdul Rahman.
Kabunde Airstrip got Sh100 million, Kakamega airstrip (Sh150 million), Kitale airstrip (Sh100 million), Migori airstrip (Sh100 million) while Bomet airstrip was allocated Sh63 million.KAA Managing Director Jonny Andersen, while regretting that Sh1.2 billion will have to be returned to the Treasury, told MPs that not all the monies meant for the renovations of airports was disbursed to the authority.
Bidyadanga Road and Airstrip upgrade successfully providing all-weather access
The council earmarked PS170,000 for a project to develop Ashaig airstrip to receive two 16-seater flights per day from Glasgow and Edinburgh, with test flights happening as soon as next year.
Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) has plans to construct an airstrip at Rakops, says Minister of Transport and Communications Ms Dorcas Makgato.
The Philippine government announced in April last year that it will start the construction of a beaching ramp on Pagasa Island to allow ships to bring construction materials for the repair of the 1.3 kilometer-unpaved airstrip that was first built in the 1970s.
GILGIT -- A seven-member Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) team arrived here on Tuesday and started initial work on the reconstruction and renovation of the long neglected and dilapidated Chilas airfield as the airstrip was crucial for construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam.
Come to think of it, the refusal of the airstrip managers not to pay for their debts until it got accumulated to billions was an outright move to defraud government hence, an act of corruption on one hand, and also complacency on the part of NAMA to have allowed the debts to accumulate that much before kicking.
The Idaho Division of Aeronautics has published standard operating procedures (SOPs) for some of the more popular backcountry airstrips. Like the annual Notam for Oshkosh, these SOPs should be required reading, especially if you are unfamiliar with the airstrip you are heading into.
"Siguro ngayon na magtayo na tayo ng isa pang airstrip o magkaroon tayo ng tatlong airstrip o kung kakayanin apat na airstrip, dahil iyan naman talaga ang problema natin.