Apron

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Apron definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this flight term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-12-13.

The apron is the area surrounding the gate areas of a terminal, generally used for parking and maintenance of planes.

Sometimes used interchangeably with the word ramp, though ramps have a slightly different definition. Generally, the pre-flight activities are done on ramps, and aprons are areas for the parking and maintenance of aircraft.

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