Definition of airport noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈeəpɔːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerpɔːrt//
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a place where planes land and take off and that has buildings for passengers to wait in Gatwick Airport waiting in the airport lounge Wordfinderairport, baggage reclaim, board, check-in, gate, immigration, lounge, passport, security, terminal See related entries: AirportsExtra examples Airport screeners failed to spot the fake bomb. Most major hub airports have three or four runways. The pilot made the decision to return to the departure airport. The plane touched down at Glasgow airport just before midday. They were waiting at the airport. We fly from Guarulhos airport. We will fly from Chicago’s O’Hare airport.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: airport