- nouna place where planes take off and land• Hyponyms:↑airport, ↑airdrome, ↑aerodrome, ↑drome, ↑airstrip, ↑flight strip, ↑landing strip, ↑strip, ↑auxiliary airfield
* * *noun: a field with a graded portion for the taking off and landing of airplanes and sometimes with buildings for their shelter and maintenance
* * *Aeron.a small landing field with short runways and facilities for servicing airplanes on a lesser scale than an airport.[1925-30]
* * *flying field,a small tract of land where aircraft can land or take off. It is much smaller and has fewer facilities than an airport.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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