Airstrip (noun)

  1. A strip of ground or water along which aircraft take off and land.
  2. A strip of ground or water prepared for use as a landing and takeoff area for aircraft, typically with one or more runways and taxiways.
  3. A small airport or landing field, especially one in a remote or inaccessible area.


Early 20th century: from air + strip.


  1. The plane landed on an airstrip in the jungle.
  2. The small, remote village had only a short, dirt airstrip.
  3. The company built an airstrip to transport goods to the island.
  4. Airstrip is an important part of airport infrastructure.
  5. The fighter jets were based at the small, secret airstrip.
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