airport runway

runway is a rectangular area on the airport surface prepared for the takeoff and landing of aircraft. An airport may have one runway or several runways which are sited, oriented, and configured in a manner to provide for the safe and efficient use of the airport under a variety of conditions. Several of the factors which affect the location, orientation, and number of runways at an airport include local weather conditions, particularly wind distribution and visibility, the topography of the airport and surrounding area, the type and amount of air traffic to be serviced at the airport, aircraft performance requirements, and aircraft noise

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