Origin of runway
Examples from the Web for runway
As they passed the runway, bullets shot up from the tall grass, puncturing a fuel tank.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I walked across the runway to the large hangar we were housed in.
Twice in the past two weeks, this has entailed meeting a plane on the runway to retriever sick passengers who may be infected.
That was when I started getting couture, kind of from the other side of the runway.
Trying to do it in a reusable rocket, landing on a runway, that system has a very bad track record.Sky Wars: Richard Branson’s Rival in the Great Space Race|Tom Sykes|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The low purr of a motor behind him announced the arrival of a tractor to tow the ship off the runway.Pushbutton War|Joseph P. Martino
He sets no more snares across that runway, for the rabbits have had their alarm.The Story of the Trapper|A. C. Laut
The runway or yard should be as large as our purse will permit.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
Those steers just naturally follow along on up that runway and into the killing pens.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son|George Horace Lorimer
Bowers and his helpers were crowding the sheep up the runway into the last car when Kate rode up.The Fighting Shepherdess |Caroline Lockhart