The Endless Runway is a radical and novel airport concept, which replaces the traditional stretch of runway with a loop. The concept of the Endless Runway can generate a breakthrough in sustainable airport capacity by avoiding the physical constraints of conventional runways through shifting the lift-off and touchdown points of individual aircraft. It could also save fuel per flight, cutting time aircraft spend circling congested airports in the skies.
Circular runways: a breakthrough in airport design?
Signal of change / Circular runways: a breakthrough in airport design?
By Gwyneth Marcelo / 05 Apr 2017
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