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LONGITUDINAL SLOPE [1 record]

Record 1 2007-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Airport Runways and Areas
  • Road Construction
OBS

... the longitudinal runway gradient affects the runway length. ... the maximum effective gradient for airports serving air carrier operations is limited by the ICAO and FAA to 1 per cent.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pistes et aires d'aéroport
  • Construction des voies de circulation

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pistas y áreas del aeropuerto
  • Construcción de carreteras
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