Definition of approach path in English:

approach path


  • The path taken by an aircraft coming in to land.

    • ‘Meanwhile, the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome committee chair has raised concerns that land under the approach path to the main runway has been zoned for housing development in the village's new development control plan.’
    • ‘From the east side of the building, we could see the approach path to Logan and a bit of the runway.’
    • ‘Airport and airspace approach paths, tracks, and so on are easily obtainable.’
    • ‘This program is working on affordable, advanced synthetic vision technology that combines data from different types of aircraft sensors to let pilots clearly ‘see’ their approach path in weather or at night.’
    • ‘For example, handling a new airplane in the approach path probably requires few steps for a seasoned controller, representing an interruption of just a few units.’