n.the location you park your aeroplanesmuch cooler than airportno much longer in use
1902, from aero- on analogy of hippodrome. Earlier in the day (1891) a name for a flying device.
an airfield loaded with control tower and hangars including hotels for guests and cargo
In 1903 he experimented with an aerodrome capable of carrying a man, but repeated accidents prevented it from being launched, and finally through lack of funds the experiments had to be abandoned without the machine ever having been free in the air (see also Flight And Flying).