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Definition of the noun airspace

What does airspace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airspaces

  1. the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • alternative spelling: air space
    • more generic word: space = an area reserved for some particular purpose
    • part of: air / atmosphere = the mass of air surrounding the Earth
  2. the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction
    • example: the plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic words: air / atmosphere = the mass of air surrounding the Earth

Alternative definition of the noun airspace


  1. [politics, aviation] A specified portion of the atmosphere, especially that under the technical aviation control and/or jurisdiction of a particular state over which territory (and territorial waters) it lies.
  2. [aviation] A designated part of the sky for aircraft use.
  3. [broadcasting] Space (i.e. a few neighboring frequencies) available for broadcasting within a particular frequency band.
  4. The portion of an enclosed area which contains air, especially breathable air.
  5. [construction] The cavity in a cavity wall containing air for insulation.


Airspace is a musical group.

  • album: "Airspace EP"


"Airspace" is a musical EP of Sheltershed.

  • released in (13 years ago)


Airspace is 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. It is not the same as aerospace, which is the general term for Earth's atmosphere and the outer space in its vicinity.

  • also known as 领空

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Google previewMicrosoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots (2012)

Real World Training by Jeff Van West, Kevin Lane-Cummings

Class D Airspace: Ditto Class C Class D airspace is a single cylinder of air over any airport with an operating control tower (see Figure 5-12). It's usually 2,500 feet high and has a 5-mile radius around the center of the airport. As with Class C , ...

Google previewUnmanned Aircraft Systems (2008)

International Symposium On Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAV’08 by K. Valavanis, Paul Oh, Les A. Piegl

Abstract One of the challenges for manned-unmanned air vehicles flying in joint airspace is the need to develop customized but scalable algorithms and hardware that will allow safe and efficient operations. In this work, we present the design ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

air route — The navigable airspace between two points, identified to the extent necessary for the application of flight rules. (JP 3-52) air route traffic control center — The principal facility exercising en route control of aircraft operating under ...

Google previewAeronautical Dictionary (2004)

With Emphasis on ATC Communications Terms by J. Deborah Balter

Controlled Airspace - (1) Continental Control Area - The airspace of the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and Alaska, but does not include - a. The airspace less than 1,500 feet above the surface of the earth, or b.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)

by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons

Butler AIRSPACE Airspace is defined in Soviet legislation as the expanse superjacent to the land and water territory of the USSR, including territorial waters, the boundaries of said territory being established in the laws of the USSR and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

UACC Upper airspace control centre (aviation term). UAR Upper air route (aviation term). UAS Upper airspace (aviation term). UATP Universal Air Travel Plan. IATA's credit card facility for the purchase of international and ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

sort of major war that used to be feared in Europe inherently likely to be nuclear, but the strategic position of a country like Sweden would make it extremely difficult for NATO or any likely enemy to respect the neutrality of at least its airspace.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Atomic Espionage (2011)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

The 1,000-mile route, flown at very low level until the final approach, took the planes into Jordanian and Saudi airspace and directly over the Gulf of Aqaba. The French-built dome intended to accommodate a 40 megawatt reactor was attacked ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law (1968)

airspace. Acr, coelum Alliance. Foedus Ally. Socius populi Romani Ambassador. Legatus Amnesty. Indulgentia principis Ancestors. Maiores Animal, domestic. Pecus, quadruped, animal Animal, wild. Fera (bestia) Announce ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

by Casey Albert Wood

Airspace. Entrichiasis.

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