Controlled Airspace

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Term Controlled Airspace
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uncontrolled airspace

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Abbreviation

CAS

Definition

airspace type of defined dimensions within which air traffic control service is provided to IFR flights and to VFR flights in accordance with the airspace classification.

Definition Source

ICAO (2007), Official definition (Annex 2 and 11, PANS-ATM), "International Civil Aviation Vocabulary", Doc. 9713

Note

The controlled airspace includes control areas, airways and control zones and, depending on type of flight and air traffic service provided is classified as class A,B,C,D, and E.