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taxiway
American English: /ˈtæksiˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈtaksɪweɪ/

Translation of taxiway in Spanish:

noun

  • (Aviation)
    pista (feminine) de rodaje or de rodadura or (Latin America) de carreteo
    Example sentences
    • Pilots taxiing onto runways or taxiways without clearance accounted for 62% of the cases.
    • The pilots landed at Laredo, left the aircraft sitting on a taxiway and fled into the night.
    • In the second phase, a second terminal building and another runway is to be constructed with a taxiway for aircraft landing and taking off.

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