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A station, usually consisting of buildings, airfields and runways, used to provide a place for aircraft to take off and land as well as to house commercial services for passengers and on-board staff.

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Aviation; Airport

A list of clients seeking transportation or accommodations at times when they are unavailable. Waitlisted clients are confirmed as a result of subsequent cancellations.


Aviation; Airport

The space/route which is used to conduct aeronautical operations.

waitlisted (WL)

Aviation; Airport

Flight booked and passenger put on a priority standby basis.

access control

Aviation; Airport

A security device which is used to authenticate access to an area or data information.

airport surveillance radar (ASR)

Aviation; Airport

A radar system which allows air traffic controllers (ATC) to identify the direction and distance of aircrafts that may be arriving or departing from an airport.


Aviation; Airport

A ticket that is issued and returned to the issuing office within the day it was ticketed, thereby avoiding processing through the ARC accounting system.

airport check-in

Aviation; Airport

The airline has assumed control of pre-reserved seating. Traveler must obtain seat assignments at airport counter.

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