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Departure may refer to:

  • A "departure" from controlled flight
    Aircraft flight mechanics
    In aeronautics, aircraft flight mechanics is the study of the forces that act on an aircraft in flight, and the way the aircraft responds to those forces.Aircraft flight mechanics are relevant to gliders, helicopters and aeroplanes....

  • Taxiing
    Taxiing refers to the movement of an aircraft on the ground, under its own power, in contrast to towing or push-back where the aircraft is moved by a tug...

     and takeoff
    Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an aerospace vehicle goes from the ground to flying in the air.For horizontal takeoff aircraft this usually involves starting with a transition from moving along the ground on a runway. For balloons, helicopters and some specialized fixed-wing aircraft , no...


In navigation, departure is the distance made good in an east––west direction when going from one place to another (for example, along a rhumb line
Rhumb line
In navigation, a rhumb line is a line crossing all meridians of longitude at the same angle, i.e. a path derived from a defined initial bearing...


  • The Departure
    The Departure
    The Departure was an English rock band from Northampton, formed in October 2003. Their debut album, Dirty Words, was released 13 June 2005 by Parlophone. A second album, Inventions, was expected to be released in early 2008, but was not...

     an English rock band
  • Departure (soundtrack), soundtrack for the anime series Samurai Champloo
  • Departure (Jesse McCartney album)
    Departure (Jesse McCartney album)
    Departure is the third studio album by American recording artist Jesse McCartney. It was released on May 20, 2008, through Hollywood Records. The album was re-released on April 7, 2009, under the name Departure: Recharged...

  • Departure (Journey album)
    Departure (Journey album)
    -Personnel:*Neal Schon - guitars, lead vocals on track 4, backing vocals*Steve Perry - lead vocals*Gregg Rolie - keyboards, harmonica, lead vocals on track 3, backing vocals*Steve Smith - drums and percussion*Ross Valory - bass, backing vocals-Charts:...

  • Departure (Taio Cruz album)
    Departure (Taio Cruz album)
    Departure is the debut studio album by English Pop singer-songwriter Taio Cruz. It was released on 17 March 2008. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at number 17.-Background:...

  • "Departure" (The Moody Blues song)
    Departure (The Moody Blues song)
    "Departure" is a short 1968 song by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues. Written by drummer Graeme Edge, it was released on the album In Search of the Lost Chord. The song itself is only 48 seconds long, making it one of their shortest songs....

    , a song from the album In Search of the Lost Chord by The Moody Blues
  • "Departure", a song the from album Ascendancy
    Ascendancy (album)
    Ascendancy is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Trivium. Released on March 15, 2005 by Roadrunner Records.-Background and production:The album was produced by Jason Suecof and frontman, Matt Heafy...

    by Trivium
  • "Departure", a song from the album New Adventures in Hi-Fi
    New Adventures in Hi-Fi
    New Adventures in Hi-Fi is the tenth studio album by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. It was their fifth major label release for Warner Bros. Records, released on September 9, 1996, in Europe and Australia and the following day in the United States...

    by R.E.M.
  • "Departure", a tune by Mega Man Zero 2
    Mega Man Zero 2
    Mega Man Zero 2, known in Japan as , is a video game developed by Inti Creates and published by Capcom for the Game Boy Advance handheld game console...

  • "Departure", a tune by Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition

  • Departure (1955 film), produced by the Kraft Television Theatre
    Kraft Television Theatre
    Kraft Television Theatre is an American drama/anthology television series that began May 7, 1947 on NBC, airing at 7:30pm on Wednesday evenings until December of that year. In January 1948, it moved to 9pm on Wednesdays, continuing in that timeslot until 1958. Initially produced by the J...

    anthology series

See also

  • Departure Lounge (disambiguation)
  • Departures (disambiguation)