American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An airport.
- n. A military air base.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo.
- n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
- Alteration of aerodrome. (Wiktionary)
“However, within a few days we took over the Bofors from the army on Maleme airdrome.”
“As for this particular airdrome, this is a joint civil and military aerodrome.”
“She guided the airplane in a wide, screaming circle over the airdrome, just to get a feel for the craft.”
“The German Air Force had built a big airdrome outside of Mannheim where a fighter wing had been based, back in the days when the Third Reich had an effective air defense system.”
“Its airdrome could handle a thousand planes, and its well-protected harbor could easily shelter the entire Japanese navy.”
““I saw a large airdrome with a six-thousand-foot runway and a lone jet approaching the field from the south at 500 feet,” Chuck Yeager described his only victory over a Me 262.”
“Out of the mists of dawn a 36-ship formation of Messerschmitt-109 fighters, with a large bomb slung beneath each glistening green and gray belly, swept low over the farm as they assembled from a near-by airdrome, staggering slowly under the great load.”
“The main hangar, in the center of the airdrome, contained barrels of gasoline.”
“The first time, disguised as a shepherd, I approached the northwest part of the airdrome with a flock; the second, I hid in the garden of a house very close to the east side of the airdrome; the third time, I approached by sea in a canoe, pretending to fish.”
“From this personal observation, I made certain of the following: in the northwest section of the airdrome, there was an abandoned glider.”
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