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Definition of the noun airstrip

What does airstrip mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airstrips

  1. an airfield without normal airport facilities

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Google previewGlimpses of Nepal (1998)

A Brief Compilation of History, Culture, Language, Tradition, Religious Places, Festivals, Mountains, Revers, Safari Parks, Cities, Kathmandu University, and Other Important Informations for Holiday-makers by Naresh Chandra Sangal

The airstrip is a fascinating achievement in engineering. Raked at an angle of 8 degrees, it is surprisingly short. The runway begins at the top of one cliff and ends at the base of what, for all intents and purposes, is another. ln the fewer than ...

Google previewFiji Islands Handbook (1993)

by David Stanley

Malololailai's grass-and-gravel airstrip is the busiest one in the Mamanutha Group and serves as a distribution point for the other resorts. You can fly to Malololailai from Nandi (F$25 OW, F$32 same day return) eight times a day on Sunflower ...

Google previewTrans-Alaska Gas System, Proposed (1988)

Environmental Impact Statement

The Pive-Mile airstrip is a private, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) strip on lands leased from BLM. Except for Pive-Mile, they are heavily used by hunters during August and September but maintained year round. Fairbanks ...

Google previewCape Hatteras National Seashore, Environmental Assessment (EA), Special Use Permit, Buxton to Avon Waterline, Dare County B1; Environmental Review, Barrier Island Environmental Management Policy B2; Statement for Management (1977) B3; Statement for Management (1978) B4; Interim Interpretive Prospectus (1978) B5; Seashore Management Strategy Status Report (1978) B6; Electric Transmission Line, Environmental Assessment (EA) B7; Draft Land Acquisition Plan (1980) B8; Draft Land Protection Plan (1979)

Environmental Impact Statement

The 0cracoke Airstrip is a paved surface 3,000 feet long located near the village. The small tie down area is not fenced. Natural Zone The Natural Zone occupies the remainder of the park. Four $ub'Z°ne$ have been identified. l- 0utstandin ...

Google previewMoon Belize (2015)

by Lebawit Girma

Bordering the airstrip is a rapidly developing neighborhood called Bahia Puesta del Sol, which has a small grocery store and a new high school. The land opposite the airstrip, called South Point, consists of mangrove swamps, with a narrow ...

Google previewMoon Handbooks South Pacific (2004)

by David Stanley

Near the airstrip is an interesting cave, one of the few accessible caves in the Banks. If you don't mind crawling, you'll get a spectacular view from the far end of the cave. To visit the cave, ask for Stander Haward of nearby Valuwa village.

Google previewSavage Tide (2013)

by Greg Barron

The airstrip is a wide ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

airstrip /'eostnp/ noun: airstrips An airstrip is a piece of ground prepared for aircraft ...

Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2012)

by S. Medlik

airport terms See aerodrome airstrip air traffic control alternate airport airbridge city/airport codes airfield heliport airport holding bay airport apron international airport art airport airport capacity landing fee airport codes ...

Google previewFamous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2014)

by Michael Newton

It states that on April 4, 1968, the deponent and others flew to Memphis from a secret airstrip owned by Marcello. Upon arrival, a woman from Belize, South America, now deceased, drove them to downtown Memphis and dropped off Raoul ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime (2012)

From Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher by Peter Edwards

Jaworski, Doug: Big Sting — The tiny private airstrip in rural Burtts Corner. New Brunswick, looked just right to the Colombian drug barons. The Medellin cocaine cartel planned to use rural New Brunswick as a North American distribution base ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

A famous exampleis the sequence setonan abandoned airstrip with the wreck of a WW2 aeroplane where the children playfully reconstruct its violence untilthe girl comesupagainst the frighteningimageof thegoddess Kali (whoturns ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013)

A Marxist-Leninist coup that year, led by Maurice Bishop and the New Jewel movement, overthrew the government; the Communists also began construction ofa 9,800-foot airstrip. A second and more violent coup in 1983 left Bishop and more ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

aviator, flyer Airraid warning—siren Airship—zeppelin, blimp Airspace in which military planes are forbidden—nofly zone Airstrip—runway Airstrip used for publicity—blimp Airtight—hermetic Airy—ethereal, light Aisle—passageway Aisle in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater (2007)

by Fran Mason

not only in Farishta's fantasy of “tropicalizing” or “othering” the city, but also in the many names it takes (including Ellowen Deeowen, Vilayet, Mahagonny, Alphaville, Proper London, Airstrip One, and Babylondon) which suggest that its status ...

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Airstrip Meaning

Video shows what airstrip means. An aircraft landing field, usually with two runways (one airstrip is two runways, one on either side of the strip) and basic ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1S1T1R1I1P3

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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