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Sentences with the noun airfield

6 examples:

A pilot dies after his aircraft comes down at an airfield near Middle Wallop, in Hampshire.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Activists breached a perimeter fence and launched a protest on one of the airfield's runways.
(USA Today - World, )

A Turkish F-16 jet took an unusually low landing approach over a small crowd of picnickers at the airfield.
(CNN - World News, )

Five people are killed as a light aircraft on a skydiving trip crashes at an airfield north of Brisbane in Australia.
(BBC News - World News, )

In support of Movember, Southampton Airport has done something truly original: they've spray-painted a 820 foot moustache onto their airfield.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

About 1,300 British soldiers and 300 French troops parachuted into an airfield near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway to practice for a military drill this month.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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94 examples:

The airfield on the island is now covered with weeds.

A light aircraft crashes close to an airfield on the Isle of Wight.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

An aerobatics pilot dies in a plane crash at an airfield in Norfolk.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A pilot has died after the plane he was flying crashed at an airfield in Hampshire.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Beijing wants to build an airfield at the Zhongshan base, near Australia's Davis station.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The fatal accident happened at Strathallan airfield near the town of Auchterarder in Perthshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Google is to pay over £1bn to rent an airfield but little is known about what it plans to do there.
(BBC News - Technology, )

The Australian International Airshow kicked off at the Avalon Airfield in the city of Lara on Tuesday.
(NBC News Travel, )

A Japanese drifting champion has done just that, breaking the world drifting record on a UAE airfield.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

For nearly three decades, an old Soviet airliner lay abandoned on a small airfield deep inside Siberia.
(CNN - World News, )

The men from the Luftwaffe Airfield Re-enactment arrived at the weekend event in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Named in the list is Peterlee Parachute Centre’s Skydive Academy, which runs courses at Shotton Airfield.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Global Gathering dance event held at Long Marston Airfield in Warwickshire will not take place next year.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

A U.S. official says six American troops were killed in a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on troops on routine security patrol outside Bagram Airfield.
(NBC News, )

An archaeological dig at a former World War Two airfield in Suffolk reveals evidence of Bronze Age burial chambers.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The new Boeing plane, nicknamed Spirit of Renton, took to the skies at Boeing's airfield in Seattle on Friday morning.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Military officials say a small plane crashed at Fort Carson's Butts Army Airfield, injuring the two crewmembers aboard.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Thousands of music fans are arriving in Perthshire for the last T in the Park festival to be hosted at Balado airfield.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

After years of parking planes at NASA's Moffett Airfield, Google signed a 60 year lease for a blimp hangar on the site.
(CNN - Technology, )

A U.S. Air Force F-16 crashed during takeoff Tuesday night near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said.
(CNN - World News, )

Irbil, Iraq — Canadian warplanes that are to bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq will operate from an airfield in Kuwait.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The Control Tower in Norfolk was built to command all the North Creake Airfield take-offs and landings during World War Two.
(Daily Mail - News, )

There initially had been concerns that the mistaken airfield's short runway could make it difficult for the aircraft to leave.
(USA Today - Travel, )

A wildlife trust hopes to raise £500,000 to buy Woodhall Spa Airfield, home of the 617 Dambuster Squadron during World War II.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The detentions came during a demonstration by at least 2,000 against the start of construction of a new airfield at Camp Schwab.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A C-130 cargo plane crashed early Friday at Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 on board, the U.S. Air Force said.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

An aerobatics pilot, who died when his plane crashed at an airfield, was suffering from an "heart condition", say investigators.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Prince Harry joined British troops in Afghanistan for a Remembrance Sunday service at Kandahar Airfield honoring fallen soldiers.
(NBC News, )

Officials at the Army post near Colorado Springs say lightning struck south of the Butts Army Airfield around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

As observation decks have disappeared from many airports, hotels with airfield views have become more popular for jet enthusiasts.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

A rare example of a type of World War II pillbox that could "disappear" is recorded at a former military airfield in the Highlands.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

A plane carrying Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, arrived at a Nebraska airfield Saturday afternoon.
(NBC News Health, )

The pilot of a small, amateur-built plane has been flown to hospital with a head injury after crashing at an airfield in Perth's south.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The main role of the unmanned aircraft will be to gather intelligence and perform surveillance operations out of Kandahar airfield base.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A pilot who led the first Vulcan attack on Port Stanley airfield during the 1982 Falklands War says the aircraft was a "force for peace".
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

German energy company RWE said Wednesday it would help build a 37-megawatt solar project to be constructed on an abandoned British airfield.
(UPI - Business News, )

Takeshi Onaga, a former mayor of the capital, unseated Hirokazu Nakaima, who had agreed to move a Marine airfield but keep it on the island.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Heavy gunfire was heard at Kramatorsk airfield, as Ukraine's interim president announced that his forces had retaken the site from militants.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A solar-powered plane slated to circumnavigate the globe next year made its inaugural flight, a short jaunt from a Swiss airfield early Monday.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

There were no injuries after a United Airlines jet had to make a landing on the emergency airfield on Midway Island in the middle of the night.
(NBC News Travel, )

At least two people were hurt when the small plane took off from Chofu airfield and crashed about a third of a mile away, setting homes ablaze.
(NBC News, )

The American C-130 transport plane crashed shortly after midnight Friday at Jalalabad airfield, coalition spokesman Army Col. Brian Tribus said.
(NBC News, )

Roger 'Dodge' Bailey was coming in to land after a display at the Old Warden airfield near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, when the incident unfolded.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Soldiers of the Force Troops Command, which by 2015 will represent a third of the entire army, took to Upavon airfield for a major joint exercise.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed the first mass transit link to an airfield long lamented for its isolated location in Queens, the NYT reports.
(CNBC, )

Army bosses want to build 4,000 homes for soldiers and their families returning from Germany on an old airfield overlooking the Wiltshire monument.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A solar plant built on a disused airfield in the United Kingdom is now meeting the energy demands of 10,000 average homes, energy company RWE said.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

The man who died when his light aircraft crash landed at Newtownards Airfield in County Down on Tuesday has been named locally as Stephen McKnight.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The man was pronounced dead at the scene after crashing at Hinton-in-the-Hedges airfield in south Northamptonshire (pictured) at 12.10pm on Friday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The extra deployments appear to be intended to meet personnel requirements necessary to maintain bases across the country, including Kandahar Airfield.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

MQ-9 Reaper drones of the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, begin flying after extended range modification.
(UPI - Business News, )

It is before midnight on the airfield at RAF Akrotiri, and I am sitting in a Hercules C-130 aircraft, one of two which will carry out tonight's mission.
(The Independent - World News, )

An airfield in southern China from which the famed Flying Tigers took off to fight Japanese warplanes is being converted to battle a new enemy: drought.
(Fox News - World, )

Two people have died and a third has suffered life-threatening injuries after a light aircraft crashed in woodland close to Popham Airfield in Hampshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Volunteers packed the grandstand at Villamor Air Base, eyes trained on the airfield for the next flight to arrive from islands battered by Typhoon Haiyan.
(Alexandra Zavis in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A fire involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres at a recycling plant has sent a plume of black smoke into the air and caused flights at an airfield to be grounded.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Google says it's won a contract to lease a NASA-owned historic airfield in California located just miles from the search giant's Silicon Valley headquarters.
(UPI - Science News, )

Two people have died and a third has suffered life-threatening injuries after a light aircraft crashed in an area of woodland close to an airfield in Hampshire.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

China has defended conducting a test flight on a newly built airfield on reclaimed land in disputed waters in the South China Sea after objections from Vietnam.
(CNN - World News, )

The brutal assault at Pokryshkin airfield at Belbek, which left up to four wounded, was the first real clash since the Russians invaded the region four weeks ago.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Former RAF pilot Fred Lamprey, pictured now inset and in 1944 left, has been flying the magnificent planes, pictured right, at an Airfield in Worksop, South Yorkshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The unmanned autonomous aircraft landed on the roof of an Audi (pictured) traveling at 47mph (75km/h) in a test on a runway at Mindelheim-Mattsies airfield in Bavaria.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

U.S. officials in Washington told the visiting governor of Okinawa that there is no alternative but to build an airfield for the Marines on his southern Japanese island.
(Fox News - U.S., )

BAE Systems said the metal components were successfully used on board Tornado aircraft which flew from the defence firm's airfield at Warton, Lancashire, late last month.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

At Bagram Airfield north of Kabul, a surgeon at Craig Joint Theater Hospital makes his rounds and reflects on his service at the largest American hospital in Afghanistan.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the bombing near Bagram Airfield in northern Afghanistan, saying in a statement that their target was a joint Afghan-NATO...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The aircraft was flying above Sibson Airfield in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, when the worried pilot radioed airfield bosses to say he could not release his landing gear.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Google has taken out a 60-year lease on a former Nasa airfield as the company continues to expand its research into fields including robotics, drones and space exploration.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Planning permission has been granted for the £16million exhibition centre on the former site of Filton Airfield in Bristol, where the famous supersonic aircraft was built.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The family-of-three, from Warwickshire, were forced to try to make an emergency landing at grass airfield in Popham, Hampshire, yesterday after weather suddenly deteriorated.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Russia has positioned tanks at an airfield in Syria in what appears to be a continued show of support by the Kremlin for President Bashar Al-Assad, according to US officials.
(The Independent - World News, )

Around 3,000 people were at Cuatro Vientos airfield in the southwest of the Spanish capital to watch a showcase of aerial acrobatics and vintage aircraft when the plane crashed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Iran is directing surveillance drones from an airfield in Baghdad and supplying Iraqi forces with tons of military equipment and other supplies, according to American officials.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Denver International Airport tweeted on its official account Delta Airlines Flight 1500 landed safely, and is in a remote area of the airfield due to a potential security threat.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The tower (pictured) at Little Walden Airfield in Essex was built in 1943 and used by the RAF and U.S. Air Force to monitor the three runways for bombers and fighter combat planes.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Bernard O'Connor, author of Churchill's Most Secret Airfield, and Noreen Riols, who was in the Special Operations Executive, discuss the role of female secret agents in World War II.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Lewis Hamilton walked disconsolately back from his parked car, an oil leak having ended his participation on the wind-blown tarmac of the Second World War airfield called Silverstone.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Prince, who served in Afghanistan in 2007-08 and -13, laid a wreath and gave a reading on behalf of the Queen at Kandahar Airfield, where he also spent time with his old unit.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The pilot named locally as David Jenkins died when the single-engine Edge 360 plane (pictured) he was flying crashed into flames at Old Buckenham Airfield, near Attleborough, Norfolk.
(Daily Mail - News, )

90 tanks, pictured, have been strategically placed on the airfield in what is being seen as another move by Russia to back President Bashar al Assad in the ongoing civil war in Syria.
(Daily Mail - News, )

China said it had landed a test flight on a newly completed airfield in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, a sign of its growing military capabilities in the region.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is getting briefed on American military operations at Kandahar airfield in southern Afghanistan as part of what he calls a listening tour of the war zone.
(Fox News - World, )

The Pentagon is pushing to keep Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan open beyond 2017, defense officials confirmed to Fox News – an appeal that comes as the Taliban gain ground in the country.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Ukrainian armed forces launch a "special operation" against militiamen in the country's Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield from pro-Moscow separatists.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

A spindly solar-powered aircraft took to the skies Friday from Moffett Federal Airfield, near San Francisco, on a pioneering coast-to-coast flight that will not use one ounce of fossil fuel.
(W.J. Hennigan in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Paul John Scott, 32, from Liverpool, a suspected member of a drug-dealing gang, was held when he flew into East Winch Airfield in Norfolk in a Cessna 170, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The struggling airline reportedly hid the planes in a hangar at St Athan airfield on the outskirts of Cardiff after the European Commission ruled it needed to pay back the £51million state aid.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

An Alaska Airlines jet that was reportedly struck by lightning after taking off from Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday returned to the airfield shortly after takeoff, officials said.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

A Porsche 918 Spyder, Jaguar Xj220S (pictured) and Ferrari LaFerrari were among the 200 high-performance cars on show at the 'Secret Supercar Meet', held at an airfield in Leicestershire, on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again confirmed that Russia has military personnel in Syria, but shed no light on what the U.S. and NATO fear is a Russian military build-up at a Syrian airfield.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Birk Mobius snapped the perfectly timed photo at a small airfield just outside of Leipzig as a bolt of lightning hit one end of the plane and shot out the other end as it flew through stormy weather.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

With a wingspan the size of a Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jet, a spindly solar-powered aircraft took to the skies from Moffett Federal Airfield, near San Francisco, on a pioneering flight across the country.
(W.J. Hennigan in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Satellite images appear to show a large construction project underway at a strategic airfield in Rmeilan, northeastern Syria, but the U.S. denies claims it has 'taken control of any airfield in Syria'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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