Definition of airside in English:


Syllabification: air·side
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌsīd


  • The side of an airport terminal from which aircraft can be observed; the area beyond security checks and passport and customs control.
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    • This company selected through global bidding firms for the airside and landside work and the passenger terminal building.
    • It went live at the beginning of July, and affects all airport workers holding an airside pass.
    • At the airport, bulletproof glass was installed on the airside windows.


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  • On or to the airside of an airport terminal: a new executive lounge has opened airside
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    • One of the things that's missing from the airport airside is a really good food offering.
    • You find yourself stranded airside in such an airport, and you know that a familiar bar will be there somewhere, and you eventually do find it.
    • Rachel manages to fit all her volunteer and charity work around a 12-hour a day job, working airside at an airport as part of the safety practice team.

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