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Ministers are also considering tougher penalties for flying near airports and prisons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And a new airport runway or two. The Sun (2016)Heathrow is already the most expensive hub airport in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also raised concerns on airport security. The Sun (2016)You can't just close a major international airport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most are also near airports and the M25. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new Berlin airport is coming up to its fifth deadline for completion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It led to the recommendation of a major new international airport in the middle of the Buckinghamshire countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police were called to Tenerife Sur airport as the aircraft touched down. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The airport doubled its passenger numbers to more than two million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is what airports around the world need to understand. The Sun (2011)It is reducing aircraft at the airport from five to three. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Government sources concede the airport has been placed on hold due to a deepening financial crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has also increased the use of thermal scanners at its international airport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet she sails happily through airport security. Times, Sunday Times (2010) British airports counter that passengers can get better deals by booking in advance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today we welcome tightened security at airports. Christianity Today (2000)Or would having no passport and a fetching electronic tag somehow alert airport security? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Conditions were good at both airports but the aircraft had been delayed on an earlier flight by bad weather. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Access to airports and aircraft would need to be controlled by at least one and probably two biometric checks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most other major cities have positioned their airports in places that do not require planes to approach over the centre. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bit of a delay in the baggage retrieval area at Cracow airport. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The airport is world class, but education is substandard. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Will they really bring the world's busiest international airport to its knees? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Last year London airports handled more passengers than any other city in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They found work together at another five-star place near another airport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is too small and remote to run large merchant fleets, ports or major international airports. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can fill the bottles and jars with your own moisturiser and cleanser and they are small enough to pass the new airport regulations. The Sun (2007)The runway closure has caused some flights to be diverted to other airports in the area and there will be delays to some departing flights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, go to the departure area of the airport and pick up a taxi that has just dropped somebody. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Heathrow was recently overtaken by Dubai airport as the world 's busiest hub for international passengers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The reforms would enable officials quickly to track the owners of drones that were being flown illegally, including those used near to airports and other built-up areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'airport'
British English: airport /ˈɛəˌpɔːt/ NOUN
An airport is a place where aircraft land and take off, usually with a lot of buildings and facilities.
Heathrow Airport is the busiest international airport in the world.
- American English: airport
- Arabic: مَطَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: aeroporto
- Chinese: 机场
- Croatian: zračna luka
- Czech: letiště
- Danish: lufthavn
- Dutch: vliegveld
- European Spanish: aeropuerto
- Finnish: lentokenttä
- French: aéroport
- German: Flughafen
- Greek: αεροδρόμιο
- Italian: aeroporto
- Japanese: 空港
- Korean: 공항
- Norwegian: flyplass
- Polish: lotnisko
- European Portuguese: aeroporto
- Romanian: aeroport
- Russian: аэропорт
- Spanish: aeropuerto
- Swedish: flygplats
- Thai: สนามบิน
- Turkish: hava alanı
- Ukrainian: аеропорт
- Vietnamese: sân bay
Definition of airport from the Collins English Dictionary
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