airfield airfield  /ˈɛr ˌfild/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a place where planes take off and land

Usage(s):

  1. Here they'll be living in some existing infrastructure at the airfield where they're landing rather than living out of their trucks.
  2. As the plane dipped over the airfield we noticed the first sign of war.
  3. Mobs of students lined the approaches to the airfield, prepared to stone Kishi's car or throw themselves under its wheels.

News

  1. Four U.S. service members killed in attack on Bagram Air Base

    Four American service members were killed in a mortar attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior defense official confirmed to NBC News.The four International Security Assistance Force service members died after an indirect fire attack in eastern Afghanistan, the ISAF said in a statement.The attack came just hours after the White House announced that the U.S. will soon meet ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. U.S. service members killed in attack on Bagram Air Base

    Four American service members were killed in a mortar attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior defense official confirmed to NBC News.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Ernst: Venice Airport aims to shoo coyotes, birds

    Venice Municipal Airport is the first general aviation airfield in Florida to install LED lights
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I think that the Russians are trying to have it both ways," Gates said. "On one hand, you're making positive noises about working with us in Afghanistan, and on the other hand, you're working against us in terms of that airfield, which is...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: Washington Post

  2. Sir Alan said: "On Saturday during heavy rain and a thunderstorm we landed at Barton, a friendly and club-like airfield now named City Airport Manchester - a far grander name than it suggests with a grass runway about the same length as a football...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Sir Alan Sugar Source: Ellesmere Port Standard

  3. "With its key strategic location, excellent airfield, and existing facilities, it was vitally important that Willow Grove be maintained to support national defense, homeland security, emergency preparedness and other government missions,"...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Ed Rendell Source: Bizjournals.com

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