Runway blast pad
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|Term||runway blast pad|
A specially prepared surface placed adjacent to the end of a runway to eliminate the erosive effect of the high wind forces produced by airplanes at the beginning of their takeoff rolls.
FAA (2009) Advisory Circular AC No: 150/5300-18B