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    Business Listing   A-Diamond Cab - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 788-5828


    Business Listing   American Transair - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 525-5049


    Business Listing   Bart Transportation - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 789-7920


    Business Listing   Garett General Aviation Services DIV - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 544-3431


    Business Listing   Springfield Airport Authority - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 788-1060


    Business Listing   Vivian Howard - Springfield, IL - Phone: (217) 522-0960


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    Helpful Definition for: Airports


    An 'airport' is a place where airplanes, aircraft, helicopters, land as well as take off. In Springfield, within an airport we can find various kinds of services related to travelling so that passengers do not have to leave the airport, like food courts, retiring lounge, parking area, even shopping area.

    An airport in Springfield consists of at least one runway for planes to take off and land. It also consists of a terminal building, a control tower and hangers for the planes to get ready for a flight. Airports in Springfield are divided into landsides where parking lots, public transportation train stations, tank farms and access roads exist, and airside areas include all areas accessible to aircraft, including runways, taxiways, ramps and tank farms. Airports with international flights have customs and immigration facilities in Illinois. Some airports include on-site hotels built within or attached to a terminal building.

    Along with people, airports move cargo around the clock. Airports are represented by their International Air Transport Association airport code and ICAO airport code. In Illinois many airports have lightening facility to guide planes during night or bad weather; the green lights indicate the beginning of the runway for landing, while red lights indicate the end of the runway. Now some runway have a special surface known as soft concrete at the end of the runway that behaves somewhat like Styrofoam, bringing the plane to a relatively rapid halt as the material disintegrates.

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