Area Minimum Altitude

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Term Area Minimum Altitude
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Abbreviation

AMA

Definition

The minimum altitude to be used under Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) that provides a minimum obstacle clearance within a specified area.

Definition Source

Aeronautical Information Feature Data Dictionary (AIFDD), based on ICAO (2006), doc. 8168, Vol. I, Aircraft Operations

Note

The area is normally specified by a pair of geographic parallels and a pair of geographic meridians.