airfield

DEFINITIONS OF: airfield

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n a place where planes take off and land

Synonyms:
field, flying field, landing field
Examples:
Kennedy International Airport
a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
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aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome
an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip
an airfield without normal airport facilities
auxiliary airfield
an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
flare path
an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing
heliport
an airport for helicopters
Type of:
facility, installation
a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
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