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A tract of land used by aircraft for landing and taking off.
(Aeronautics) an area of land on which aircraft land and from which they take off
an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
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|Noun||1.||landing field - a place where planes take off and land|
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
apron - a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used
auxiliary airfield - an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
taxi strip, taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
flight line - place where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)