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Airports (Pmfc)

Definition
Facilities established to provide air traffic control service to IFR flights operating within controlled airspace and principally during the en route phase of flight. Also, defined areas on land or water, including any buildings and installations, normally used for the takeoff and landing of aircraft. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Aerodromes
Broader Term
Air transportation facilities (Pmf)
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Types of airports (Pmfcb)
Airport facilities (Pmfcg)
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Air traffic control facilities (Pmfg)
Airstrips (Pmfk)
Landing mats (Pmfl)
Airways (Pmfm)
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Hubs (Bbhead)