A runway numbered 09 points east (90°), runway 18 is south (°), runway 27 points west (°) and runway 36 points to the north (° rather than 0°). When taking off from or landing on runway 09, a plane would be heading 90° (east). A C Hercules lands on a dirt landing strip Oct. 27 at Fort Riley, Kan. The landing was part of a Joint Airborne Air Transportability Training exercise between the Army and the Air Force Oct. 27 to 29 to validate a new flight landing strip. C Transportability of Army Vehicles With Army Transformation well underway, and with the need for rapid deployment being a major factor in .