Airport (noun)

  1. A place where planes take off and land, typically with facilities for passengers.
  2. A complex of runways and buildings for the takeoff, landing, and maintenance of civil aircraft, including terminals for passengers and cargo.


Early 20th century: blend of air and port.


  1. We're flying out of JFK Airport.
  2. The airport was closed due to bad weather.
  3. He works at the airport as a baggage handler.
  4. The airport is expanding its facilities.
  5. The airport has a duty-free shop.
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