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    Question for a distance/ to a distance

    What is the difference?

    1. A strip including a precision approach runway shall, wherever practicable, extend laterally for a distance of at least 100m on each side of the centre line of the runway and its extended centre line throughout the length of the strip.

    2. A strip including a non-precision approach runway should extend laterally to a distance of at least 100m on each side of the centre line of the runway and its extended centre line throughout the length of the strip.

    Does underline parts change something in meanings?
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    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    Welcome to the forum.

    Both of your sentences are incorrect. Neither starts with a capital letter. Neither ends with a punctuation mark. There is a word missing at the start of each sentence. There is no such word as "tnx".

    Please now click on "Edit Post", make the relevant corrections, then hit Save.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    I am not a teacher.

    It reads more as if the runway strip shall be at least 200m wide, since it extends 'laterally for a distance of at least 100m on each side of the centre line...'

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    #4

    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    Sure, it says that now. The OP has severely edited his original post since my reply. I was responding to an entirely different question, which has disappeared.

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    #5

    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    I am not a teacher.

    Oops, sorry! I had no idea.

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    #6

    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    The edit was partly my fault as I asked the OP to edit the post so that each one started with a capital letter and ended with a punctuation mark. I had no idea he/she would completely change the content.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    I understand that first sentence is more mandatory but can't realize the differences between 'for a distance of at least 100m' and 'to a distance of at least 100m' .

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    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    Are they both correct?

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    #9

    Re: for a distance/ to a distance

    In this case, either preposition could work. I would use "for."

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