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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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Generally, to name an airport as a filed alternate, the minimum forecast at the ETA, the "standard alternate minimums," is for two statute miles visibility with a 600-foot ceiling for a precision approach; an 800-foot ceiling for a non-precision approach.
Ceiling 800 feet and visibility of two statute miles.
Built between 1807 and 1810, the lighthouse stands at 35m high and the light can be seen up to 35 statute miles inland.
The average length of its flights last month was 239 statute miles, an increase from 227 statute miles in November 2009.
On the water, the distance to the horizon in statute miles is about 1-1/3 times the square root of your height above the water.
In the FedEx Express operation, the 777 Freighter can fly 5,800 nautical miles (6,675 statute miles, 10,740 km), an increase of 2,100 nautical miles (2,410 statute miles, 3,890 km) versus the airlines MD-11 Freighter fleet.
The dependent variable is the speed of the motorist measured in statute miles per hour.
The approach was uneventful, and we broke out with the runway in sight at about one-half statute miles.
The record-breaking, nonstop, unrefueled flight covered an astounding 26,366 statute miles in just 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.
It can carry eight passengers at a cruising speed of 500 miles per hour over a range of 2,100 statute miles.
Range: 1,500 statute miles (1,300 nautical miles) Unlimited with air refueling 2,200 nautical miles
The Comet flew from Hatfield to Ciampimo (Rome), 891 statute miles, in 1hr 59 mins - 32 mins better than a Hawker Fury piston engined aircraft last May.