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Apple Maps Directs Drivers Airport Runway
2013-09-26 08:09:29

Apple’s Maps have twice in one month directed travelers to drive across an active airport runway in Fairbanks, Alaska.

2008-07-27 15:00:32

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--State aviation officials, responding to concerns of airlines operating at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, have modified plans for a connecting corridor, trimming costs by $15 million.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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