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[air-feeld] /ˈɛərˌfild/
a level area, usually equipped with hard-surfaced runways, on which airplanes take off and land.
Origin of airfield
1930-35; air1 + field Unabridged
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  • Carrier decks are small and crowded by airfield standards, and constantly moving.
  • They are also easy to deploy, because no airfield is needed.
  • airfield markings, lighting, and drainage within the work areas will also be restored.
  • The work called for in this contract requires extensive scheduling and coordination because of the daily airfield operations.
  • Work shall include, but is not limited to, removing and disposing of airfield painted pavement markings and runway rubber buildup.
  • The modernized instrument approaches would allow for all-weather access to the airfield.
British Dictionary definitions for airfield


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