Definition of airspace
: the space lying above the earth or above a certain area of land or water; especially : the space lying above a nation and coming under its jurisdiction
Examples of airspace in a Sentence
seeking permission to fly through U.S. airspace
Recent Examples of airspace from the Web
That airline already has been blocked from much of its neighbors' airspace over an ongoing dispute with four Arab nations.
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S.B., Newport Beach A:A condominium owner typically owns the airspace bounded by the unfinished surfaces of walls, floors and ceilings.
One major effect of all the expansion will be some very congested skies over China, which has some of the most constricted airspace in the world because of priority for military planes.
Flying higher would risk interfering with Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s airspace.
United Flight 1031, a Boeing 737, reported encountering severe turbulence in Mexican airspace, about 80 miles east of Cancun.
The Federal Aviation Administration has repeatedly reserved airspace over the camp this year, setting off a flurry of interest later dashed when the president's schedule became public.
But with that airspace now closed off, the airline is flying longer routes over Iran and Turkey.
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First Known Use of airspace
AIRSPACE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airspace for English Language Learners
: the space that is above a country and that is legally controlled by that country
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