fly-in

[ flahy-in ]
/ ˈflaɪˌɪn /

noun

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

adjective

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.

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Origin of fly-in

First recorded in 1940–45; noun, adj. use of verb phrase fly in
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