an airfield having facilities for sheltering and servicing aircraft.
Roque charged madly into the air station, dragging the boys after him.
Our Young Aeroplane Scouts in Germany Horace Porter
an airfield, usually smaller than an airport but having facilities for the maintenance of aircraft
any localized airflow. Contemporary Examples The event stayed light and refreshing as the golden airstream glowed throughout the evening. Berlin’s Champagne Food Truck Molly Hannon July 22, 2011 Chris and I are amused by the idea of buying an airstream trailer and trying out material. Armistead Maupin Bids Farewell to ‘Tales’ Tim Teeman February 1, […]
- Air strike
the bombing or strafing of a city, enemy force, etc., by military aircraft: The air strike devastated the enemy’s submarine base. Contemporary Examples On Monday, the US military announced that it conducted an air strike from Iraq into Syrian territory. How America Blew It in Syria Christopher Brownfield October 27, 2008 Karim Sadjapour explains what […]
a small landing field having only one runway. a temporary or auxiliary aircraft runway. Contemporary Examples Growing up in Lukla, Pasang watched planes land at the airstrip near her village. Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman March 29, 2014 But as the decades passed, airplanes replaced steamboats and folks abandoned Old Bettles […]
- Air switch
a switch in which the interruption of the circuit occurs in air.