What is airspace?

  • (noun): The atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction.
    Example: "The plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Airspace

Airspace means the portion of the atmosphere controlled by a country above its territory, including its territorial waters or, more generally, any specific three-dimensional portion of the atmosphere.

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Some articles on airspace:

Space Modulation
... and phases to create different depths of modulation within various volumes of three-dimensional airspace ... in that the phases and powers of the two individual signals mix within airspace, rather than in a modulator ... according to the aircraft's position within that airspace, providing accurate positional information about the progress to the threshold ...
ATC Zero
... ATC Zero (Air Traffic Control Zero) is an aviation term used when local airspace is closed ... All aircraft going to any destination inside the airspace must re-route, and any aircraft already in the airspace must either land or fly outside the affected airspace ... the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, when all airspace in the United States was closed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
Airspace
... Airspace means the portion of the atmosphere controlled by a country above its territory, including its territorial waters or, more generally, any specific three-dimensional portion of ... Controlled airspace exists where it is deemed necessary that air traffic control has some form of positive executive control over aircraft flying in that airspace (however ... Uncontrolled airspace is airspace in which air traffic control does not exert any executive authority, although it may act in an advisory manner ...
London Area Control Centre - AC Local Area Groups and Sectors - North LAG
... These sectors adjoin the airspace controlled by the Prestwick Centre to the North, airspace overlying some of the airspace around Manchester formally controlled by the ...
Lasers And Aviation Safety - Lasers in Airspace
... There are many valid reasons that lasers are aimed into airspace ... Pilots straying into unauthorized airspace over Washington, D.C ... it is not practical to ban lasers from airspace ...

More definitions of "airspace":

  • (noun): The space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth.
    Synonyms: air space