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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  • airfield — air field ([^a]r f[=e]ld ), n. 1. 1 a place where planes take off and land; an airport; usually used of airports other than those with regularly sheduled commercial flights, such as those at military bases or small fields for private aircraft.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airfield — ► NOUN ▪ an area of land set aside for the take off, landing, and maintenance of aircraft …   English terms dictionary

  • airfield — [er′fēld΄] n. a field where aircraft can take off and land; specif., the landing field of an airport, usually a military field …   English World dictionary

  • airfield — An area prepared for the accommodation (including any buildings, installations, and equipment), landing, and takeoff of aircraft. See also alternate airfield; departure airfield; landing area; landing point; landing site; main airfield;… …   Military dictionary

  • airfield — UK [ˈeə(r)ˌfiːld] / US [ˈerˌfɪld] noun [countable] Word forms airfield : singular airfield plural airfields a place where aircraft arrive and leave, especially military or private aircraft …   English dictionary

  • airfield — [[t]e͟ə(r)fiːld[/t]] airfields N COUNT An airfield is an area of ground where aircraft take off and land. It is smaller than an airport …   English dictionary

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  • Airfield rubber removal — Airfield rubber removal, also known as runway rubber removal, is the use of high pressure water, abrasives, chemicals and/or other mechanical means to remove the rubber that builds up on airport landing strips. The Federal Aviation Administration …   Wikipedia

  • Airfield Defence Guards — The Airfield Defence Guard (ADG) mustering of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) performs specialist ground defence tasks to protect air power assets from hostile ground action [ Defence Jobs website Accessed on June 22, 2008] . The mustering… …   Wikipedia

  • Airfield Defence Wing RAAF — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Airfield Defence Wing branch=RAAF command structure=Combat Support Group garrison=RAAF Base Amberley role= dates= motto=Protect the Force commander1= identification symbol= identification symbol label=command… …   Wikipedia

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