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air station

n
(Aeronautics) an airfield, usually smaller than an airport but having facilities for the maintenance of aircraft
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air′ sta`tion


n.
an airfield having facilities for sheltering and servicing aircraft.
[1910–15]
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air station

In photogrammetry, the point in space occupied by the camera lens at the moment of exposure.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.air station - a base for military aircraftair station - a base for military aircraft  
base, base of operations - installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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If what you say is true, Thomson,--and I am going straight back to the Admiralty,--I shall find my way on to one of the air stations myself, and the women can stay at home and get ready to be useful."
The new reconfigurable and transportable, consolidated, automated support system (RTCASS) is arriving at Marine Corps air stations around the world.
Providing the vital link between ports, air stations, and foreign civilian locales, VR-55 helps fleet commands meet their operational readiness goals and accomplish United States foreign policy objectives.
Two senior commands--Fleet Airships, Pacific and Fleet Airships, Atlantic--were established to oversee the nine major LTA naval air stations and numerous auxiliary stations in the continental United States.
All Coast Guard air stations and aircraft types are supporting the portfolio of homeland security missions with patrols offshore and in the ports and waterways across the nation, while continuing to perform core missions such as search and rescue.
the Coast Guard to establish 10 air stations, but no money was
Teams of maintainers and suppliers from the type commands, NAVAIR, program offices, NAVICP, DLA and the Thomas Group travel to naval air stations to conduct "Boots on the Ground" (BOG) visits to interact with the troops maintaining and supporting aircraft in order to identify barriers to readiness improvement.