airfield

[ air-feeld ]
/ ˈɛərˌfild /

noun

a level area, usually equipped with hard-surfaced runways, on which airplanes take off and land.

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Origin of airfield

First recorded in 1930–35; air1 + field
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British Dictionary definitions for airfield

airfield
/ (ˈɛəˌfiːld) /

noun

a landing and taking-off area for aircraft, usually with permanent buildings
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