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Definition of the noun airfield

What does airfield mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airfields

  1. a place where planes take off and land

Alternative definition of the noun airfield


  1. A place where airplanes can take off and land but unlike an airport must not necessarily have terminals or paved runways.

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Google previewThe Standard (1914)

The facts presented by Russell & Fairfield were convincing, and the deal was closed last Saturday. Russell & F airfield is an aggressive agency that has built up a large and profitable liability business, much of which is direct, and George 0.

Google previewAnnual Report of the Board of Directors of the Iowa State Agricultural Society for the Year ... (1881)

by Iowa State Agricultural Society

F airfield is a thorough business place; it also has nine churches, Parsons' College, graded schools, making its educational advantages very superior. JOHNSON COUNTY. BY E. K. LUCAS. The twenty-sixth exhibition was successful in every ...

Google previewThe Romanov Succession (2012)

by Brian Garfield

The reason they gave us the use of this airfield is that we have been able to fly offshore patrols and rescue flights for them .

Google previewWar Monuments, Museums and Library Collections of 20th Century Conflicts (2002)

A Directory of United States Sites by Steve Rajtar, Frances Elizabeth Franks

At the nearby Hunter Army Airfield is a branch exhibit focusing on the career of military ...

Google previewInternational Conference on Transportation (2013)

INTRODUCTION Emergency airfield is a short-term use airfield that rapid built and uses to meet the need of emergency rescue and disaster relief [1]. Its characteristics are to build speed, covers an area of less land, good maneuverability, ...

Google previewConflict and Consensus in South/North Security (1989)

by Caroline Thomas, Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu

Clark Airfield is the largest USAF base in East Asia, a state within a state, as large as Singapore, capable of servicing up to 12,000 traffic movements a month. The San Miguel communications station twenty-five miles north of Subic Bay serves ...

Google previewFalklands Aftermath (1988)

Picking Up The Pieces by Edward Fursdon

lSCENE SETTING Stanley Airfield is the top Aftermath priority. During the campaign it had suffered five craters and some 1,000 'scabs' which are small scoops cut out of the runway as a result of the impact on it of different types of ordnance, ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

airfield—(DOD) An area prepared for the accommodation ( including any buildings, installations, and equipment), landing and take-off of aircrafl. See also alternative airfieldzldeparture airfield; landing area; landing point; ...


by Philip Forsang Ndikum

The passenger handling fee shall be payable by the service providers and by airport or self-handling airfield users; it shall be calculated by reference to timetables, or to fractions ofdays or ofmonths, or to passenger check-ins. (3) The baggage ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Persian Gulf War (2008)

by Richard Alan Schwartz

As-Salma ̄n Airfield—During the coalition's redeployment prior to the ground war, the positions farthest to the west were occupied by the French 6th Light Armored Division (the Daguet Division) and the 2nd Brigade of the U.S. 82nd Airborne ...

Google previewPonapean-English Dictionary (1979)

by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl

airfield airport, airfield: skohso, wasahn sompihr. airplane: sompihr. airport airport, airfield: skohso, wasahn sompihr. airy breezy, airy: engitik aisle aisle, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Marine Corps (1998)

Harry A. Gailey by Harry A. Gailey

On 28 May 1942 a local commander on Tulagi decided to begin construction of an airfield on Guadalcanal. Concerned that such a base when completed could threaten the long U.S. supply line to Australia and New Zealand, the Joint Chiefs ...

Google previewJapan at War: An Encyclopedia (2013)

An Encyclopedia by Louis G. Perez

Navy's tasks were to sustain forces ashore and provide naval and air protection for the Marines defending the airfield, which was captured shortly after the landing and renamed Henderson Field for a Marine aviator killed in the Battle ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1F4I1E1L1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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