Runway vs. Airfield

Runway vs. Airfield — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Runway and Airfield

Runwaynoun

A defined, narrow section of land or an artificial structure used for access.

Airfieldnoun

(aviation) An open field designated for the taking off and landing of aircraft, but which, unlike an airport, does not necessarily have terminals or paved runways.

Runwaynoun

The usual path taken by deer or other wild animals, such as from a forest to a water source.

Airfieldnoun

a place where planes take off and land

Runwaynoun

A narrow walkway (often on a platform) extending from a stage on which people walk, especially one used by models during fashion shows.

Runwaynoun

(athletics) In javelin, long jump, and similar events: a short track along which athletes can accelerate themselves for their jumps or throws.

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Runwaynoun

(aviation) A section of land, usually paved, for airplanes to land on or take off from.

Runwaynoun

(slang) Hence, the number of months that a startup company can operate on its cash reserves.

Runwaynoun

A stream bed.

Runwaynoun

a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.

Runwaynoun

a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land