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airdrome \air"drome`\ n. 1. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo.

Syn: airport, aerodrome


n. A location where aircraft are operated, usually having a runway and maintenance facilities.


n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo [syn: airport, aerodrome]

Usage examples of "airdrome".

Next he went to Truk, then Rabaul, and when the Americans seized New Georgia, to the Kahili airdrome on Bougainville.

The airdrome had been bombed eight months before, and knobby slabs of white stone rubble had been bulldozed into flat-topped heaps on both sides of the entrance through the wire fence surrounding the field.

Within three hours, John Carter was standing on the roof of the Royal Airdrome giving last-minute instructions to a fleet of twenty-four fast, one-man scouts.

United States, where they were transported to our secret airdrome and assembled.

In his quarters at the secret, island airdrome, the Demolition Master set the telephone receiver back on its cradle.

The Demolition Master knew he could not erase all traces of the concealed airdrome, but he had no intention of making it easy for the Americans to discover his secrets.

Apparently the airdrome had been built specifically to house and launch the weapons that had struck New York.

The German Air Force had built a big airdrome outside of Mannheim where a fighter wing had been based, back in the days when the Third Reich had an effective air defense system.

She guided the airplane in a wide, screaming circle over the airdrome, just to get a feel for the craft.

Nonetheless, Major Tim Benson, airdrome defense officer, scrambled every available fighter ready for takeoff.

The antiaircraft gunners at Lae airdrome relaxed when they recognized the airplanes as Zeros.

Lakunai Airdrome and he had destroyed sixteen airplanes and killed more than eighty men as the American machine exploded in a long gout of flame and debris.

Yevlenko then took him to an airdrome ringed with antiaircraft batteries that looked like U.

Air Force major, a pilot, wearing the brassard of an Airdrome Officer of the Day, came into the area.

There was a deck of cumulus far below but through big breaks, the pilots could see the deeply indented coastline of the Takao area and the big concrete airdrome of Einansho.