Definition of airport
: a place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and maintenance facilities and often serves as a terminal
Examples of airport in a Sentence
the airport nearest us has plane service on only one major airline
Recent Examples of airport from the Web
The airline now operates flights from 15 U.S. airports to cities in Denmark, France, Ireland, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the French Caribbean.
A spokeswoman for Massachusetts Port Authority, which owns the airport, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
There’s even a suitcase in the works that will take you on a ride through the airport.
Mr. Xi said Thursday in a speech from the tarmac at Hong Kong’s airport, shortly after arriving for a three-day stay.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez (left) speaks to guests gathered at the groundbreaking for the Carrie Meek Foundation’s new Amazon warehouse at the Opa-locka airport.
Twincer theorists will be gratified by confirmation that Alex was indeed the person meeting Wren at the airport a few episodes ago.
The Department of Homeland Security could issue a definition of a ’bona fide’ relationship, and say precisely how the travel ban will be enforced at U.S. airports.
The screenings are in place at airports in Missouri and California and could soon be rolled out across the U.S.
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First Known Use of airport
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Definition of airport for English Language Learners
: a place where aircraft land and take off and where there are buildings for passengers to wait in and for aircraft to be sheltered
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Definition of airport for Students
: a place where aircraft land and take off and where there are usually buildings for passengers to wait in and for aircraft and equipment to be kept
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