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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The area of fields and runways where aircraft can take off and land.
  • n. An airport.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where airplanes can take off and land but unlike an airport must not necessarily have terminals or paved runways.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a place where planes take off and land; an airport; -- usually used of airports other than those with regularly sheduled commercial flights, such as those at military bases or small fields for private aircraft.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a place where planes take off and land

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