airstrip :

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  • n  an airfield without normal airport facilities

  • About 240 m below us was the tiny missionary village of Tangma, nestled between a pristine river gorge and a grassy airstrip where a Cessna waited to return us to our hotel 30 km .
  • A golf-cart manufacturer is building beside the airstrip, and IBM, Fairchild Hiller, Sprague Electronics, Bechtel Corp.
  • Satellite image of airstrip on Diego Garcia, an atoll located in the heart of the Indian Ocean, some 1,000 miles (1,600 km) south off India's southern coast.
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  • Natwar Singh in Khaleej Times
    We are concerned about the LTTE having built an airstrip and having two aeroplanes, and there's news about more coming,India's Foreign Minister Natwar Singh said.
  • Miriam Defensor-Santiago in GMA
    The Philippines has good grounds to protest because it is a provocative act for Taiwan officials to visit their newly-constructed airstrip on Taiping island in the Spratly chain,Santiago said.
  • Eamon O Cuiv in Galway Advertiser
    This has been a long time coming - 20 years in fact - and I for one am delighted that we have finally reached this pivotal stage,Minister Ó Cuív said. "I am confident that this airstrip will be a major driver for economic development in...

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