Height

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The vertical distance of a level, a point, or an object considered as a point, measured from a specified datum.

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ICAO, Official definition added to: An 10/I by Amdt 71 (07/11/1996), An 15 by Amdt 33 (25/11/2004) and modified by Amdt 71 to An 10/I (07/11/1996). The note to the official definition appears only in Annex 6/I.

Note

For the purposes of this example, the point referred to above is the lowest part of the aeroplane and the specified datum is the take-off or landing surface, whichever is applicable.