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Video: ‘Circular runways’

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This week’s video describes a circular runway concept that could revolutionise the way airports operate. Watch the video to find out how.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. Why does Henk think that his circular runway would be of benefit?
  2. How many planes can takeoff and land on this runway at the same time?
  3. What would passengers feel as they landed?
  4. What other positive impacts could this type or runway have?
  5. In what way might this runway be more efficient than straight runways.

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