- a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport.
Also especially British, aerodrome.
Origin of airdrome
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Examples from the Web for airdrome
We will always have one plane in the airdrome waiting for such service.
Bill landed his plane on the airdrome and was glad to be back at the base.
Bruce, you will leave with your Flight when you have straightened up the airdrome.
Smith taxied across the airdrome and the plane was soon in the air.
The lights here on the airdrome will be sufficient to land by.
- the US name for aerodrome
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