jet·​port | \ ˈjet-ˌpȯrt How to pronounce jetport (audio) \

Definition of jetport

: an airport designed to handle jet airplanes

Examples of jetport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People who were at the jetport between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday might have been exposed, the agency said. CBS News, 22 Sep. 2020 Somewhere in the jetport controvert, Nixon took a liking to Reed and appointed him assistant secretary of the Interior. Alex Harris, miamiherald, 11 July 2018 In addition to recruiting new space hardware companies like rocket manufacturer Blue Origin, the city is trying to certify its jetport as a landing spot for Sierra Nevada's mini-space shuttle Dream Chaser. Lee Roop,, 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of jetport

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Jetport.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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