from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See landing strip.
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- n. An aircraft landing field, usually with only one runway and basic facilities.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an airfield without normal airport facilities.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an airfield without normal airport facilities
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More criticism of the way the U. S.-controlled airstrip is being administeredhere.
To get near Everest, you must either walk for 10 days or fly to Lukla, a remote mountain airstrip where flights are notoriously unreliable.
Howland Island: airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN; the aviators left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
“What you experienced at the airstrip is what I experienced at Jonestown,” Carter said almost 30 years after that horrible day.
The airstrip is useable by both untra-lights and airplanes, although the length of the strip would limit what you would be able to bring in (or take out).
Ixtlán also houses the main airstrip used to fly over the Huichol and Cora mountains
COLOMBO, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's government troops have captured another airstrip from the Tamil Tiger rebels in the north on Friday, the military said.
London City Airport's single airstrip, which is short compared to airports like London's Heathrow and Gatwick, that airport has been closed.
Beyond the airstrip were a few Eskimo shacks and a military radar installation.
The airstrip is a good few hundred feet above sea level, as is most of the largest island.