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

Definition of jetport

: an airport designed to handle jet airplanes

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1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Jetport.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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