jetport

noun
jet·​port | \ˈjet-ˌpȯrt \

Definition of jetport 

: an airport designed to handle jet airplanes

Examples of jetport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Somewhere in the jetport controvert, Nixon took a liking to Reed and appointed him assistant secretary of the Interior. Alex Harris, miamiherald, "Nathaniel Reed, 84, co-wrote the Endangered Species Act and icon of Everglades protection," 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, AL.com, "Alabama gets ready for the new space race," 6 July 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'jetport.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of jetport

1956, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about jetport

Statistics for jetport

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for jetport

The first known use of jetport was in 1956

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on jetport

See words that rhyme with jetport

Comments on jetport

What made you want to look up jetport? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to express warning or disapproval

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!