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A government office or building, especially at a seaport, at which customs are collected and ships are cleared for entry.

Customs House (Non-Preferred)


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AIRPORT An airfield for civilian aircraft, usually including a customs house and ancillary structures and buildings and passenger facilities.
BONDED WAREHOUSE A warehouse in which goods are stored before the duty has been paid. Often found at ports and airports.
COASTGUARD STATION A building or group of buildings situated close to the sea, used by coastguards to enable them to monitor the coastline.
PILOT OFFICE An office used by a qualified pilot, expert in ship-handling and with local knowledge, who assists the captain or master to take a vessel in or out of a harbour or through narrow waters. Linked Data resource