jetport

noun
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, "Maine warns of potential coronavirus exposure at Portland International Jetport," 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, "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

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First Known Use of jetport

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Jetport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jetport. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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