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airside

[air-sahyd] /ˈɛərˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the part of an airport used by aircraft for loading and unloading and takeoffs and landings.
2.
the area beyond security checks and passport and customs control in an airport terminal.
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  • The only criteria for travel airside is affordability and airlines that introduce adult only flights won't get my patronage.
  • The federal inspection area has direct airside access with one dedicated cargo bay.
  • Enforcement actions include temporary or permanent revocation of airside driving privileges and/or a fine.
British Dictionary definitions for airside

airside

/ˈɛəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the part of an airport nearest the aircraft, the boundary of which is the security check, customs, passport control, etc Compare landside (sense 1)
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