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Old 17th Sep 2007, 14:41
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PaperTiger
 
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Re: 09 or 27

Most journalists are not aware that runway "numbers" are magnetic bearings.
We can probably put the claims of a 09 approach down to their thinking "runway 9" is just the name for that strip of concrete.
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