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a place where planes arrive and leave, consisting of runways (=long roads where planes land and take off) and large buildings for passengers called terminals
the part of an airport that deals with passengers who are arriving. The part that deals with passengers who are leaving is called departures.
British the place in an airport where people get their luggage after a flight
a room at an airport for business class passengers, with comfortable chairs and a coffee bar and sometimes also computers, fax machines, and secretaries
a tall building at an airport from which people control the movement of aircraft. The people who do this job are called air traffic controllers.
the part of an airport that deals with passengers who are leaving. The part that deals with passengers who are arriving is called arrivals.
a room at an airport or hotel with comfortable chairs, a coffee bar etc for people who are travelling first-class
a long narrow piece of ground where planes land and take off (=leave the ground)
the landside part of an airport is the part before you go through the security checks to get on an aircraft
a long road used by planes when they land and take off, usually at an airport
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