flying field

noun Aeronautics.
a small landing field with short runways and facilities for servicing airplanes on a lesser scale than an airport.

Origin:
1925–30

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flying field
 
n
a small airport; an airfield

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Example sentences
For model airplane enthusiasts, a flying field is available.
Spectators are welcome to bring their own kites to fly on the open flying field, or try one of the manufacturers' demo kites.
Experimenting chiefly with control and maneuver, many complete circuits of the small flying field were made.
Recently lost flying field due to competing demands for development.
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