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An airport or airfield, especially a military air base.


(Aeronautics) the US name for aerodrome



a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport.

aerodrome, airdrome

an airport or airbase, not including the personnel.
See also: Aviation
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Noun1.airdrome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargoairdrome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airdock, hangar, repair shed - a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
air terminal, airport terminal - a terminal that serves air travelers or air freight
control tower - a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport
heliport - an airport for helicopters


[ˈɛərdrəʊm] n (US)aérodrome mair drop airdrop, air-drop [ˈɛərˌdrɒp]
n [supplies] → parachutage m
vt [+ food, supplies] → parachuter
The US air-dropped supplies into Bosnia → Les États-Unis ont parachuté des vivres en Bosnie.
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