a convention, entertainment, or other gathering at which participants arrive by air: the annual fly-in of cattle breeders.


of or for those who arrive and usually depart by air: a fly-in safari.
accessible only by air: a remote, fly-in fishing camp.

Origin of fly-in

First recorded in 1940–45; noun, adj. use of verb phrase fly in Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fly-in

Contemporary Examples of fly-in

  • Shin Bet questions Israeli activists linked to upcoming ‘fly-in’ protest.

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    An Inflated Threat?

    Orly Halpern

    April 12, 2012