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Definition of "airside" []

  • The part of an airport directly involved in the arrival and departure of aircraft. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "airside" in a sentence
  • "All staff who work 'airside' - beyond airport security - are eligible to get a free card as part of the regional roll-out of the ID cards scheme."
  • "Does anyone else think that employing non-security checked foreign workers "airside" at a major airport might be a dereliction of duty?"
  • "Despite warnings that terrorists would try to recruit people working "airside" in terminals – with direct access to aircraft and baggage – no attempt has been made to check whether foreign workers have committed any offences abroad."