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air traffic

noun
1.
aircraft moving in flight or on airport runways.
Origin of air traffic
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • Asia and Africa have similar geographical problems, to which air traffic might find a ready solution.

  • The invention stood every test and at once air traffic was resumed and maintained.

    Life in a Thousand Worlds William Shuler Harris
  • The air traffic was heavy and the field was a beehive of activity.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • Suddenly, without any warning signal, apparently, all the air traffic went wild—then it was gone.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • There are literally thousands of wings, as yet unmade, which will carry the air traffic of the future.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
British Dictionary definitions for air traffic

air traffic

noun
1.
the organized movement of aircraft within a given space
2.
the passengers, cargo, or mail carried by aircraft
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