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noun as in center for transportation by air

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Testing is crucial both for passenger confidence and for the confidence of border authorities, and—given the volume of passengers passing through large airports—speed is of the essence.

From Fortune

At one point the airport itself questioned the legality of the fee and moved to join the litigation, but later backed away from the challenge.

Humanitarian permits can be granted for medical treatment and some businessmen get more expansive permits that allow them to use the airport and pass freely at checkpoints.

From Ozy

Limiting touchpoints and unnecessary face-to-face interactions will change the way airports operate.

The opening will give the UAE’s biggest carriers—Emirates and Etihad—an opportunity to feed Israeli passengers through their airport hubs in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, respectively, connecting to destinations further east and west.

From Fortune

It opens with Huckabee's dramatic recollection of going through security at the airport.

That apparently includes some members of the management of the airport itself and some air traffic controllers.

Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.

Tim Russert and I are driving back to the Albany airport after taking our kids to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Antoine, a 40-year-old DJ who works at the airport, says he fears for his children if the police stop doing their jobs.

Every wheel in the District motor pool was on the highway from the airport, shuttling in the wedding-party.

The boys waited until Ricardo Montoya had breakfasted, then rode with him to the airport.

By agreement, the countdown was to be broadcast to all aircraft over one of the airport frequencies.

I hailed a cab to the Logan Airport, changed my reservations to an earlier plane, and returned to Washington.

As he flew along toward the Newark airport, a shadow fell athwart the wing and he looked up.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to airport, such as: airfield, airstrip, installation, runway, airdrome, and hangar.

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