taxiway

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tax·i·way

 (tăk′sē-wā′)
n.
A usually paved strip at an airport for use by aircraft in taxiing to and from a runway.

taxiway

(ˈtæksɪˌweɪ)
n
(Aeronautics) a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etc. Also called: taxi strip or peritrack

tax•i•way

(ˈtæk siˌweɪ)

n.
any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes, as to and from a runway.
[1930–35]

taxiway

A specially prepared or designated path on an airfield for the use of taxiing aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Translations

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪweɪ] N (Aer) → pista f de rodaje

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪˌweɪ] n (Aer) → pista di rullaggio
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We'll be completely open, runways, taxiways, everything," Rick Tucker, executive director of Port of Huntsville, says.
Operations of the runways and taxiways at the airport were not affected and all other flights continue as normal.
Also, some of the closed runways now are active taxiways, so landing shouldn't be a problem.
Port Authority for pavement resurfacing on Rohlsen Airport taxiways and other improvement work, reports Virgin Islands Daily News (Aug.
has started to improve the taxiways at Japan's main international gateway to prevent a growing number of accidents involving planes going the wrong way while taxiing to runways, company officials said Sunday.
The base's runway and taxiways are in such poor condition that they are constantly being repaired.