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A taxiway is a strip of land on an airport on which aircraft can roll (taxi) to or from a hangar, terminal, runway, or other facility. They are often a hard surface such as asphalt or concrete, although smaller airports sometimes use gravel or grass. Image File history File links // Summary Deutsch Beschreibung: Befeuerung wie sie zur Begrenzung von Rollfeldern oder Rollwegen eingesetzt wird. ... Image File history File links // Summary Deutsch Beschreibung: Befeuerung wie sie zur Begrenzung von Rollfeldern oder Rollwegen eingesetzt wird. ... An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ... Hangars can be used to hold airplanes, airships and helicopters. ... An airport terminal is a building at an airport where passengers transfer from ground transportation to the facilities that allow them to board airplanes. ... A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... Asphalt is a highly viscous liquid that occurs naturally in most crude petroleums. ... This article is about the construction material. ... Gravel Gravel is rock that is of a certain size range. ...


Busy airports typically construct rapid-exit taxiways in order to allow aircrafts to leave the runway at higher speeds. This allows the aircraft to vacate the runway quicker, permitting another to land in a shorter space of time. An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ...


Generally taxiways are marked with yellow lines. A continuous yellow line marks the centerline of the taxiway. Taxiway edges are marked with double parallel yellow lines.


The taxiways are given alphanumeric identification. These taxiway ids are shown on black and yellow signboards along the taxiways.


For night operations, taxiways are usually edged with blue lights, to distinguish them from the white lights of a runway. Larger airports sometimes add additional green centerline lighting. The centerline lighting is embedded in the taxiway, and an aircraft landing gear can thus roll over the lights. An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ...


See also: Aviation ...


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Carson City Airport Authority (672 words)
Taxiway A and the entrance/exit taxiways are constructed of asphalt.
Taxiway B is a north-south oriented taxiway extending between Runway 9- 27 and a series of hangars to the north.
Taxiway A and the runway entrance/exit taxiways are equipped with reflectors.
taxiway - definition of taxiway in Encyclopedia (90 words)
A taxiway is a strip of land on a (usually larger) airport, on which aircraft can roll (taxi) to or from a hangar, terminal, runway or other facilities.
Taxiways may be hard, (often asphalt or concrete) or grass.
Taxiways are framed with blue lights, as opposed to the white lights of a runway.
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