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From the outside it still looks a bit like the disused airfield it once was. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its first opened temporarily on a former airfield four years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The following day there were four major attacks on airfields and aircraft factories. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Three were killed in competitions or practices, four race fans died on the roads and one biker died in an accident at a disused airfield. The Sun (2007)The cars smoked round the circuit with a howl that wafted from the far side of the former wartime airfield like a squadron of Spitfires taking off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Campaigners are hoping to raise funds for a simple tribute to Lieutenant Kennedy at or near the former airfield. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a trend that has given a new lease of life to neglected race tracks and disused airfields up and down the country and boosted rural employment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Well, this year I was proud to look around the old airfield and think it was our home race. The Sun (2013)On a bitterly wet and windy day at an old airfield in Leicestershire I had reason to question both claims. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She said: 'It is unlikely that anything left behind would have gone undetected as the airfield and aircraft are swept each morning by airport security and police. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'airfield'
British English: airfield NOUN
An airfield is an area of ground where aircraft take off and land.
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