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I know the plane lands in Boston but can I say I landed at Boston ?

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You land at the airport in Boston. The identity of the airport is usually irrelevant, and it's usual to simply refer to the city you're going to. But you can use either preposition. –  John Lawler May 7 '13 at 15:35

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Both planes and persons can land at Boston, which implies the airport of that city.

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