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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"What they really want to do is get the main airfield up to full capacity," said retired general Jack Keane, the former Army vice chief of staff.
Logan has Kidport play areas in Terminals A and C, rocking chairs, a public art program, pet relief areas outside each terminal and great (enclosed) views of the airfield from the top floors of the central garage in Terminals B or C. Nearby layover option
Floyd Bennet airfield is 16km from Brooklyn Bridge by land and 25 km by water.
This airfield is now accepting bulk shipments of weapons, ammunition, fuel, and fresh troops.
Anchored off Port au Prince, that gives the aid effort a helicopter airfield where refueling and maintenance operations can take place without interfering with ground operations at the main airfield.
Where we were sitting in Jalalabad was, by chance, beside the Jalalabad airfield, which is one of the major takeoff zones for the drones.
At the far end of the airfield was a cluster of prefabricated buildings.
Its airfield, which is under construction, has been described as the "largest such project in the world in a combat setting."
This happened in Kandahar airfield, which is in the southern part of Afghanistan.
The old airfield, which is now a green space, is right next to their homes and is less than two miles from the city's historic center.