Airspace - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerspeɪs|  American pronunciation of the word airspace
Brit.  |ˈɛːspeɪs|  British pronunciation of the word airspace

noun

- the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
- the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction

the plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace

Examples

seeking permission to fly through U.S. airspace

Canadian airspace

the plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace

The plane intruded into their airspace.

The plane cleared Chinese airspace.

The plane was attacked as it flew over restricted airspace.

The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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