fly into (something or some place)

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fly into (something or some place)

1. To travel to a particular destination by airplane. I'm flying into Philly on Thursday—can you pick me up at the airport?
2. To arrange for someone or something travel to some place via airplane. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fly" and "into." They want to fly me into Dallas for an interview with the president of the company. The government was forced to use helicopters to fly emergency supplies into the flooded city.
3. To travel into a weather-related condition while flying. There was a lot of turbulence because we flew into a storm.
See also: fly
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fly into something

 
1. . and fly in to go to something or some place by air; to arrive by air. When are you going to fly into the airport? We will fly into Detroit tomorrow.
2. to crash into something while flying. Birds sometimes fly into tall buildings.
3. to pass into something, such as fog, clouds, wind, etc., while flying. We flew into some clouds, but the flight was not rough. The plane flew into some fog as it was landing.
See also: fly
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
The gnat, who was the most crafty, flew into the forest where the enemy was assembled, and hid herself beneath a leaf of the tree where the password was to be announced.
He flew into dark lanes, and saw the white faces of starving children looking out listlessly at the black streets.
All of them expected nothing less than instant death; but to their surprise the wooden creatures flew into the air with them and bore them far away, over miles and miles of wooden country, until they came to a wooden city.
Formerly only bees laden with honey flew into the hive, and they flew out empty; now they fly out laden.
Then all the Winged Monkeys, with much laughing and chattering and noise, flew into the air and were soon out of sight.