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A high building at an airport from which air traffic is controlled by radio.

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Term Note
AIRFIELD An area used for the taking off and landing of aircraft. The site will often include associated buildings, equipment and other installations.
AIRPORT An airfield for civilian aircraft, usually including a customs house and ancillary structures and buildings and passenger facilities.
MILITARY AIRFIELD A landing and taking-off area for military aircraft. Often includes ancilliary structures and buildings for the maintenance and storage of aircraft, etc.

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