take off from

take off from something

to take flight from something or some place. The plane took off from the busy airport right on schedule. We will take off from the airport on one side of town, fly across the city, and land at our destination within 15 minutes.
See also: off, take
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All of a sudden there was a big column of black smoke with flames beneath it,'' he said, adding that it appeared the plane crashed after it tried to take off from the hill-bound No.
Everyone at Mission Control is really pleased that Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer has successfully accomplished take off from Salina Airport on its journey around the world which will cover almost 20,000nms and span four continents.
9, 1997: While preparing to take off from Marrakech, Branson's Virgin Global Challenger tears away by itself in a strong gust of wind.