Accession Number:

AD0617273

Title:

THE CIRCULAR RUNWAY.

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Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS EVALUATION FACILITY ALBUQUERQUE N MEX

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Report Date:

1965-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

Advantages of a circular runway unlimited runway available for both takeoff and landing design allows unlimited flexibility in planning approach and departure corridors dilution of the cross-wind problem provides an inherent stable tracking feature affords minimum required taxi distance and maximum runway access for the crash crews affords optimum control tower placement allows optimum placement of navigation aids requires a smaller total area than a comparable conventional airport the center building complex allows optimum passenger access to and departure from aircraft rapid aircraft departures and arrivals possible affords optimum low visibility procedures compactness derived in the building complex design contributes to noise abatement actual flameout and dead-stick approaches possible.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE