Portuguese translation of 'airstrip'
pista (de aterrissar)
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A small airstrip and a field hospital had been built.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
I was very much in favour of building the airstrip, because it would take the pressure off my carriers.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
Near a dirt airstrip to the north-east of the city, the battalion adopted its attack formation.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
That is, we needed to build an airstrip, as soon as possible.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
It is a long walk from where the ship berths past an airstrip to a tiny collection of buildings that include the local museum and adjacent café.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
With only a tiny airstrip, many people come by boat from nearby islands.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A grass airstrip lay at the centre of the village.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It landed on a tiny airstrip in the forest, skimming the trees as we came down.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
One day, I was collecting a guest from the dirt airstrip.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Or could they have piloted it to a remote airstrip and took the passengers hostage?The Sun (2014)
The few hundred Cubans building the airstrip were not trained combat troops.Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)
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'airstrip' in Other Languages
British English: airstrip NOUN
An airstrip is a stretch of land which has been cleared so that aircraft can take off and land.
We landed on a grass airstrip.
- American English: airstrip
- Brazilian Portuguese: pista de pouso
- Chinese: 飞机跑道
- European Spanish: pista de aterrizaje
- French: piste d'atterrissage
- German: Start-und Lande-Bahn
- Italian: pista d'atterraggio
- Japanese: 仮設滑走路
- Korean: >활주로 간이
- European Portuguese: pista de aterragem
- Spanish: pista de aterrizaje
Translation of airstrip from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary