STOL/stol runway

A runway specifically designated and marked for STOL (short takeoff and landing) operation. The usual length of such a runway is 2000 ft (600 m) and the letters STOL are marked at its threshold and touchdown aim point.
STOL/stol runway.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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