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IVAO Switzerland

Airspaces definition

Airspaces

 

The ICAO / EASA framework provides 7 airspaces definition common throughout ICAO / EASA countries. 

You may find here a definition of all airspaces and the services provided in each on of them, but only 4 are used in Switzerland : C, D, E and G.

 

Class

Rules

Service

Clearance

Separation

FIS

Speed Limit (1)

Radio Watch

CTR SVFR

A

IFR only

ATC

YES

ALL

 

NO

YES

YES

B

IFR

ATC

YES

ALL

 

NO

YES

YES

VFR

C

IFR

ATC

YES

IFR - IFR

 

NO

YES

YES

IFR - VFR

VFR

ATC

VFR - IFR

YES

FIS

 

VFR - VFR

D

IFR

ATC

YES

IFR - IFR

 

YES

YES

YES

FIS (4)

 

IFR - VFR

VFR

VFR - IFR

VFR - VFR

E

IFR

ATC

YES

IFR - IFR

 

YES

YES

NO (2)

FIS

 

IFR - VFR

VFR

NO

VFR - IFR

NO

VFR - VFR

F

IFR

ADV ATC

NO

IFR - IFR (3)

ALL

YES

YES

NO

IFR

FIS

 

YES

VFR

NO

G

IFR

FIS

NO

NONE

ALL

YES

YES

NO

 

 

(1) : General speed limit is 250kts IAS enforced below FL100 (10'000ft)

(2) : Separation as far as practical

(3) : Service to participating IFR traffic only (non participating IFR to file FP and maintain 2-way comms)

(4) : Radar information / advice may be provided to augment FIS in CAS