Definition of airside in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈersīd/


The side of an airport terminal from which aircraft can be observed; the area beyond security checks and passport and customs control.
Example sentences
  • 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.


On or to the airside of an airport terminal: a new executive lounge has opened airside
More example sentences
  • 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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