airspace

noun air·space \ -ˌspās \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

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

  1. seeking permission to fly through U.S. airspace

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First Known Use of airspace

1911


AIRSPACE Defined for English Language Learners

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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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