flight line

noun

Definition of flight line 

: a parking and servicing area for airplanes

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Camp Humphreys houses an array of guard towers, tank training areas, and firing ranges, plus a flight line where Apache and Chinook helicopters are parked. Time, "Inside Camp Humphreys, South Korea: America's Largest Overseas Military Base," 13 July 2018 At Whiteman, security teams secure the base perimeter, control all access points, protect the flight line and hangars, and safeguard the aircraft's weapons. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "B-52 Bombers Could Quadruple Their Wing Bomb Loads," 25 June 2018 The pilots of an Aeroméxico flight lined up for landing Tuesday on the wrong runway at San Francisco International Airport. CBS News, "Aeroméxico plane nearly lands on wrong runway in third close call for SFO in six months," 11 Jan. 2018

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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