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airfield  n.  
A place where planes take off and land; an airport; usually used of airports other than those with regularly sheduled commercial flights, such as those at military bases or small fields for private aircraft.
Synonyms: landing field, flying field, field

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"Airfield" Quotes from Famous Books

... these had occurred in California, at Fairfield Suisan Air Force Base. A Seattle man who had been stationed there gave me the details. It was on the night of December 1918, with unusually high winds sweeping across the airfield. At times the gusts reached almost seventy miles an hour. Suddenly a weird ball of light flashed into view, at a height of a thousand feet. As the men on the base watched it, astonished, the mysterious light abruptly shot skyward. In an ...
— The Flying Saucers are Real • Donald Keyhoe

... to run for it!" Mike said. "Out—everybody! Run straight to the left! There's an airfield over there. McKee and Talbott's ship is on the far edge. I saw ...
— Before Egypt • E. K. Jarvis

Words linked to "Airfield" :   installation, aerodrome, field, landing field, transit, strip, flying field, facility, transportation, apron, airstrip, taxi strip, landing strip, auxiliary airfield

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