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AIRPORT

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An airfield for civilian aircraft, usually including a customs house and ancillary structures and buildings and passenger facilities.

Related Terms

Term Note
AIR TERMINAL A building at an airport from where passengers embark and disembark from an aircraft.
AIRFIELD An area used for the taking off and landing of aircraft. The site will often include associated buildings, equipment and other installations.
CONTROL TOWER A high building at an airport from which air traffic is controlled by radio.
CUSTOM HOUSE A government office or building, especially at a seaport, at which customs are collected and ships are cleared for entry.
RUNWAY A hard, level roadway or other surface from which aircraft take off and land.
TERMINAL BUILDING A building within a transport terminal, often associated with the registration and clearing of incoming and outgoing passengers or freight.

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