Examples of airspace in a Sentence
seeking permission to fly through U.S. airspace
Recent Examples of airspace from the Web
Air patrols in the Aegean and interceptions of Turkish aircraft that Greece considered to be in its airspace have spiked in recent weeks, increasing friction between the neighbors, both members of NATO.
In February, Israeli warplanes struck the same Syrian air base after an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace.
In February, an Iranian drone controlled by personnel based at T4 crossed over from southern Syria into Israeli airspace, prompting an Israeli bombing raid on the base.
Sweden and Poland also received notifications from the Russian Defense Ministry about live-fire exercises in the Baltic Sea, and Sweden has also shut down a portion of its airspace during the three-day Russian operation.
Bettmann Archive Two commercial pilots saw an unidentified object fly over them in airspace above Arizona last month, according to Federal Aviation Administration radio exchanges released.
Damascus has never admitted to developing a nuclear facility and was silent following the Israeli attack, saying only that its airspace had been violated.
The country has peace treaties with two of its four neighbors; a third, Syria, is in ruins; and the fourth, Lebanon, is so weak that Israel routinely uses its airspace to launch strikes in Syria.
Last month, an Iranian drone reportedly violated Israeli airspace after taking off from a base in Syria.
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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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