An area prepared for the accommodation (including any buildings, installations, and equipment), landing, and takeoff of aircraft. See also alternate airfield; departure airfield; landing area; landing point; landing site; main airfield; redeployment airfield. (DOD Note: In all entries involving “airfield” or “aerodrome,” the US uses “airfield,” and NATO uses “aerodrome”. The terms are synonymous.)

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