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Could CIRCULAR runways take off? Aerospace tests show circle designs would increase capacity

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Could CIRCULAR runways take off? Aerospace tests show circle designs would increase capacity, allow for simultaneous landings and take-offs and remove the risk of crosswinds. The runway would be built as a 2.2 mile wide circle around an airport terminal Aircraft can avoid risky crosswinds by landing in any direction, says scientist It would allow for a high volume of traffic as several takeoffs and landings could take place simultaneously (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

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pthomas745
Pa Thomas 3
Slow news day. A recycled story that started 5 years ago and just won't die. I guess it is....circular.
ffrcobra1
ffrcobra1 1
There used to be “no crosswind” airports all over the place. It was called a big field. Takeoffs and landings were always into the wind.

KicksOnRoute66
Roger Anderson 1
So this is how Daily Mail drums up traffic. Reposting the same story time and time again.

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