Thursday, 21 July 2016

Strip, Field and Port

Yesterday we kept at ground level with a feature on the North Ronaldsay Sheep Festival. Today we take off with the flying facilities on the island - for yesterday saw the opening of a new waiting room at the terminal. The Orcadian has the report and makes a reference to the 'airport'. In the image above it is referred to as an 'airstrip'. In between must come the term 'airfield'. Any technical definitions?

Scottish Islands Explorer - aware of many landing places
Digital Edition: available through the airwaves without aircraft

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