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Definition of the noun airstrip

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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 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. 3.2.4.4 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 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 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 previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

During World War II, the British established a military base on the island of Gan in 1941, and soon afterward, they built an airstrip that was initially run by the (British ) Royal Navy and, from 1957, by the (British) Royal Air Force. After granting ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~airshoe - airshow ~airsik - airsick ~airspaes - airspace ~airstrip - airstrip ~airtiem - airtime ~airtiet - airtight ~airunnautik - aeronautic ~airunnautikool - aeronautical ~airupauz - aeropause ~airuplaen - aeroplane ~airusaul - aerosol ~airwae ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

Although the harbor is still used for the annual sealift, it was the construction of an airstrip by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in 1949 that consolidated the emergence of Resolute as the communications hub of the High Arctic.

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 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 ...

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Small photo of Airstrip lamp on green field in summer lightSmall photo of 30 August 2016, Stadlohn, Germany. Aerial view of Airport Flugplatz Stadlohn Vreden. It's a small airstrip with a tower and a concrete runway in the middle of green fields.Small photo of 30 August 2016, Stadlohn, Germany. Aerial view of Airport Flugplatz Stadlohn Vreden. It's a small airstrip with a tower and a concrete runway in the middle of green fields.Small photo of airplane landing on airstrip from the pilots perspectiveSmall photo of Sailboat airstrip. Public lighting located on a promenade.Small photo of Runway, airstrip in the airport terminal with marking on blue sky with clouds background. Travel aviation concept.Small photo of GDANSK, POLAND - July 19, 2017: EI- FTC - Boeing 737 - Ryanair plane on the airstrip is ready for departure from Lech Walesa International Airport in Gdansk. More...

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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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