Touchdown

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Term touchdown
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actual landing time

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Definition

The point where the nominal glide path intercepts the runway.

Definition Source

ICAO (2001) Official definition, doc. 4444 PANS-ATM: Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Air Traffic Management

Note

'Touchdown' as defined above is only a datum and is not necessarily the actual point at which the aircraft will touch the runway. (same source)