the tarmac

noun

: the area covered by pavement at an airport

Examples of the tarmac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And yet, there was Scholten on the tarmac in Grand Rapids when Jill’s plane touched down that evening. Jesús Rodríguez, Washington Post, 4 July 2024 Photos and videos, which TIME is unable to verify, believed to be of the aftermath of the turbulence show broken ceiling panels and seats in the plane and ambulances parked on the tarmac to receive injured passengers. Koh Ewe, TIME, 2 July 2024 When the president and first lady landed in Raleigh early Friday morning they were greeted at the tarmac by prominent North Carolina Democrats, including State Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue, and about 250 supporters. Michelle Stoddart, ABC News, 28 June 2024 An Irish children’s writer was among the three special assistance passengers left sitting in their wheelchairs on the tarmac when an EasyJet flight took off — with their luggage. Cara Lynn Shultz, Peoplemag, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the tarmac 

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“The tarmac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20tarmac. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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