auxiliary airfield

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Noun1.auxiliary airfield - an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacityauxiliary airfield - an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
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Edwin Del Valle attaches a tie-down chain on an M1A2 Abrams tank in the cargo compartment of a C-17 Globemaster III at North Auxiliary Airfield in North, South Carolina.
One of the two Ospreys landed at an auxiliary airfield in the village of Ie on Ie Island off Okinawa's main island by 9 a.m., before conducting some training maneuvers, village government officials said.
independent body has proposed studying a possibility of using Naha Airport or Ie Jima Auxiliary Airfield as alternatives to the currently planned site for relocating a U.S.
"That's why we don't sit still," says Simmons, one of the instructors at ArmorGroup International Training's Virginia site, which sits on a former World War II auxiliary airfield. All the expensive armoring customers are placing on passenger vehicles is only there to buy drivers a few precious seconds.
He made a knock-it-off call and directed his flight to proceed directly to Indian Springs Auxiliary Airfield. Ten minutes later, the left engine oil pressure indication fell below emergency limits, with an accompanying left engine oil pressure light.