Technology / Aviation / Nontowered Airport: An airport without a control tower - the majority of America’s 13,000 airports. Only 680 airports have control towers. Nontowered airports are far from being uncontrolled. Pilots follow traffic pattern procedures and self-announce positions and intentions using the common traffic advisory frequency (CTAF), usually called the UNICOM frequency.
Life Style / Travel / Airport Transfer: A transport service to/from an airport to hotel, etc, normally prepaid as part of a package tour, but available separately as well. MORE
Technology / Aviation / Certificated Airport: An airport operating under FAR Part 139. The FAA issues airport operating certificates to all airports serving scheduled or unscheduled air carrier aircraft designed for more than 30 passenger seats. MORE