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But as the decades passed, airplanes replaced steamboats and folks abandoned Old Bettles to live near the airstrip.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Growing up in Lukla, Pasang watched planes land at the airstrip near her village.
The engineer tapped on the microphone, and the tap, greatly amplified, reverberated across the airstrip.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
He saw several flocks of ducks including one containing "about a dozen ducks" at ponds along a roadway and at an airstrip.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3|Rollin H. Baker
Shandor took a cab to the Georgetown airstrip, checked the fuel in the 'copter.Bear Trap|Alan Edward Nourse
At Umiat (June 25, 1952), ptarmigan were using seven dusting pits on the shoulder of the airstrip.Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska|James W. Bee