airport
noun
ADJECTIVE
big, large, major
small
busy
domestic, international, local, regional
hub

Most major hub airports have three or four runways.

commercial, military
departure, destination

The pilot made the decision to return to the departure airport.

VERB + AIRPORT
depart from, fly from, take off from

We fly from Guarulhos airport.

arrive at, land at, touch down at

The plane touched down at Narita airport just before midday.

pass through, use
leave
AIRPORT + NOUN
building, terminal
check-in, lounge
hotel
screener (AmE), security

Airport screeners failed to spot the fake bomb.

employee (esp. AmE), official, staff (esp. BrE), worker
PREPOSITION
at an/the airport

They were waiting at the airport.


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