Certificated Airport

Technology / Aviation / Certificated Airport: An airport operating under FAR Part 139. The FAA issues airport operating certificates to all airports serving scheduled or unscheduled air carrier aircraft designed for more than 30 passenger seats. Certificated airports must meet minimum safety standards in accordance with FAR Part 139.

Airport Transfer

Life Style / Travel / Airport Transfer: A transport service to/from an airport to hotel, etc, normally prepaid as part of a package tour, but available separately as well. MORE

Certificated Airport

Technology / Aviation / Certificated Airport: An airport operating under FAR Part 139. The FAA issues airport operating certificates to all airports serving scheduled or unscheduled air carrier aircraft designed for more than 30 passenger seats. MORE

Nontowered Airport

Technology / Aviation / Nontowered Airport: An airport without a control tower - the majority of America’s 13,000 airports. Only 680 airports have control towers. Nontowered airports are far from being uncontrolled. Pilots follow traffic patt MORE

Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT)

Technology / Aviation / Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT): A terminal facility that uses air/ground communications, visual signaling, and other devices to provide ATC services to aircraft operating in the vicinity of an airport or on the movement area. Author MORE

Airport Radar

Technology / Radar / Airport Radar: Airport radar provides information to air traffic controllers on aircraft in the local air space. MORE

Airport Check In Counter

Life Style / Travel / Airport Check In Counter: Every air terminal located inside an airport have a location designated for passenger and baggage check-in. Many check in counters are now combined with automated check in machines. MORE

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