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AN2 - Definitions

Airspace Structure and Air Navigation Services

Airspace Structure and Air Navigation Services

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Karten 30
Sprache English
Kategorie Verkehrskunde
Stufe Universität
Erstellt / Aktualisiert 03.12.2015 / 16.01.2023
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Flight Information Region

An airspace of defined dimensions within which flight information service and alerting service are provided.


Control Zone

A controlled airspace extending upwards from the surface of the earth to a specified upper limit.


Control Area

A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the earth. (no upper limit per definition)


Terminal Control Area

A control area normally established at the confluence of ATS routes in the vicinity of one or more major aerodromes.

ATS Route

A specified route designed for channeling the flow of traffic as necessary for the provision of air traffic services.

(could mean variously, airway, advisory route, controlled or uncontrolled route, arrival or departure route etc.)



A control area or portion thereof established in the form of a corridor.

(has its own controlled airspace)


The height above the ground or water of the base of the lowest layer of cloud below 20 000 ft covering more than half the sky.

Flight Visibility

The visibility forward from the cockpit of an aircraft in flight.

(ability to see and identify, only determined by the pilot)