From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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airportair‧port /ˈeəpɔːt $ ˈerpɔːrt/ ●●● S3 W3 noun [countable] TTAa place where planes take off and land, with buildings for passengers to wait inairfield The plane landed at Heathrow Airport. Her family went to see her off at the airport.THESAURUSterminal a big building where people wait to get onto planesThe airline uses terminal 4.Smoking is prohibited inside the terminal building.runway a long hard surface on which aircraft land and take offThe plane was taxiing along the runway.the tarmac an area covered with tarmac outside airport buildingsHe stepped off the plane onto the tarmac.check-in (desk) a place where you report your arrival at an airportdeparture lounge the place where you wait until your plane is ready to leavedeparture gate the place you go through to get on your planeWill passengers for flight BA670 please go to the departure gate.baggage reclaim (also baggage claim) American English the place where you collect your cases and bags after a flightimmigration the place where officials check the documents of everyone entering the countryBe prepared for long queues at immigration.customs the place where your bags are checked for illegal goods when you enter a countryWe had our bags checked at customs.
Examples from the Corpus
airportBecause businesses were shut and airports were closed, the volume of mail was below normal, Groff said.Tours, very much recommended, can be arranged at either airport.The month's first action on arriving in Britain was to rush her child to the airport doctor.Air fare is not included to the airport in Burlington.And the bird's standard evasive tactic is ill-suited to the airport.I will drive you to the airport.He begged permission to look inside it, which the airport authorities granted, knowing that he could neither fly nor navigate.
From King Business Dictionaryairportair‧port /ˈeəpɔːtˈerpɔːrt/ noun [countable] a place where planes fly to and from, that has buildings for passengers to wait in and for cargoThe site for the new airport has yet to be decided. hub airport international airport regional airport