international air mile.


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  • international air mile. — See international nautical mile. * * * …   Universalium

  • international nautical mile — noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude • Syn: ↑nautical mile, ↑mile, ↑mi, ↑naut mi, ↑knot, ↑air mile • Derivationally related forms: ↑mil …   Useful english dictionary

  • international nautical mile — a unit of distance at sea or in the air equal to 1.852 kilometers. Also called international air mile. * * * …   Universalium

  • international nautical mile — The length of the arc of a great circle that subtends an angle of one minute at the center of the earth. This length varies with latitude because of the irregular shape of the earth. For the purpose of navigation, however, the international… …   Aviation dictionary

  • international nautical mile — in′terna′tional nau′tical mile′ n. naut. wam navig. a unit of distance at sea or in the air equal to 1.852 kilometers, based on the distance of one minute of arc of a great circle of the earth, and used in the U.S. since 1959 …   From formal English to slang

  • air mile — air′ mile n. wam international nautical mile • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • air mile — noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude • Syn: ↑nautical mile, ↑mile, ↑mi, ↑naut mi, ↑knot, ↑international nautical mile • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

  • air mile — See international nautical mile. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Doha International Air Base — (Doha IAB), also known as Camp Snoopy, was a United States Military installation located at the Doha International Airport, Doha, Qatar which operated from 1991 to 1993 and 1996 until 2004. Contents 1 History 2 Mission 3 Units …   Wikipedia

  • 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Field — A promotional poster for the meet The Los Angeles International Air Meet (January 10 to January 20, 1910) was among the earliest airshows in the world and the first major airshow in the United States.[1] It was held in Los Angeles County,… …   Wikipedia

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