Airport - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerpɔːrt|  American pronunciation of the word airport
Brit.  |ˈɛːpɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word airport

noun

- an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo (syn: aerodrome, airdrome, drome)

Examples

...the airport nearest us has plane service on only one major airline...

The plane landed at Heathrow Airport.

Her family went to see her off at the airport.

They sent a limo to pick her up at the airport.

It was raining heavily at the airport when we landed.

We have to go through security at the airport.

We collected our baggage from the baggage claim at the airport.

We sat in the airport for five straight hours.

His only worry right now is getting to the airport on time.

A van at the hotel transports guests to and from the airport.

You'll need to arrange transportation from the airport.

The airport handles both passenger and cargo flights.

I'm telling you our arrival time on the assumption that you will check to see whether or not our flight is on time before you come to the airport.

The pilot circled the airport before landing.

an information desk at an airport

Word forms

noun
singular: airport
plural: airports
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