from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tract of leveled land where aircraft can take off and land, usually equipped with hard-surfaced landing strips, a control tower, hangars, aircraft maintenance and refueling facilities, and accommodations for passengers and cargo.
- n. Such an installation in which the landing area is on water.
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- n. An airfield (a place where airplanes can take off and land), including one or more runways and one or more passenger terminals.
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- n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
air + port (Wiktionary)