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airfield

Definitions of airfield
  1. noun
    a place where planes take off and land
    synonyms: field, flying field, landing field
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    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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