Emergency Safe Altitude

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Term Emergency Safe Altitude
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Abbreviation

  • ESA

Definition

An altitude which provides at least 1000 feet of obstacle clearance in nonmountainous areas or 2000 feet of obstacle clearance in designated mountainous areas within a 100 nautical mile radius of the navigation facility upon which the procedure is predicated.

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  • AIFDD

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