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Airportsandpartsofairportssynonymsorrelatedwords

aerodrome Usingthethesaurus
asmallairport

airbase
amilitaryairport

airfield
aplacewhereaircraftarriveandleave,especiallymilitaryorprivateaircraft

airport
aplacewhereplanesarriveandleave,consistingofrunways(=longroadswhereplaneslandandtakeoff)andlargebuildings
forpassengerscalledterminals

airside
nexttothepartofanairportwhereaircraftstand

airstrip
alongnarrowpieceoflandthatcanbeusedbyplanesforlandingandleavingtheground

apron
aplaceatanairportwhereplaneswaitorturnround

arrivals
thepartofanairportthatdealswithpassengerswhoarearriving.Thepartthatdealswithpassengerswhoareleavingiscalled
departures.

baggagereclaim
theplaceinanairportwherepeoplegettheirluggageafteraflight

businesslounge
aroomatanairportforbusinessclasspassengers,withcomfortablechairsandacoffeebarandsometimesalsocomputers,
faxmachines,andsecretaries

carousel
amovingsurfaceinanairportfromwhichyoucollectyourbags

checkin
theplaceyougotowhenyouarriveatanairportorhotel

checkincounter
acheckindesk

checkindesk
adeskwhereyougotogiveinyourbagsandcasesandhaveyourticketcheckedatanairport

controltower
atallbuildingatanairportfromwhichpeoplecontrolthemovementofaircraft.Thepeoplewhodothisjobarecalledairtraffic
controllers.

departurelounge
alargeroominanairportwhereyousitandwaitbeforegoingontoaplane

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departures
thepartofanairportthatdealswithpassengerswhoareleaving.Thepartthatdealswithpassengerswhoarearrivingiscalled
arrivals.

executivelounge
aroomatanairportorhotelwithcomfortablechairs,acoffeebaretcforpeoplewhoaretravellingfirstclass

gate
theplaceatanairportwherepeoplegetonaplane

helipad
aflatareaforhelicopterstolandonandtakeofffrom,oftenontopofabuilding

heliport
asmallairportforhelicopters

hub
acentralairportthatpassengerscanflytofromsmallerlocalairportsinordertomakeinternationalorlongdistance
flights

JFK
aninternationalairportinNewYorkCity

landingpad
aplaceonabuildingoronthegroundwhereahelicoptercanland

landingstrip
alongnarrowpieceofgroundwhereplaneslandandtakeoff(=leavetheground)

landside
thelandsidepartofanairportisthepartbeforeyougothroughthesecuritycheckstogetonanaircraft

lounge
aroomorareainaplacesuchasanairportwherepeoplecansitandwait

meetingpoint
apointatanairportorrailwaystationwherepeoplecanarrangetomeet

runway
alongroadusedbyplaneswhentheylandandtakeoff,usuallyatanairport

scanner
apieceofequipmentthatisusedatanairportforproducingapictureoftheinsideofpeoplesbags

thetarmac
thepartofanairportwheretheplanesstopandthatpeoplewalkacrosstogetonaplane

terminal
alargebuildingatanairportwherepassengersarriveandleave

transitlounge
aroominaninternationalairportwherepassengerscanwaitfortheirflighttoanothercountry

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