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Synonyms for airlift

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


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The freeway was closed briefly to facilitate airlifting the injured family from the scene.
Both the TRASAR antenna and its mast were hoisted to the top of Chicago's Sears Tower on Sunday, March 7, 1999, in a massive logistics operation that included closing off four city blocks of downtown Chicago, airlifting the antenna from the roof of the Sears Tower parking garage, and placing it on top of the Sears Tower.