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Airspace Dimensions

The physical dimensions of Class A, B, C, D, E and G airspace
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What are the vertical dimensions for class A airspace?
From FL180 to FL600
How far from the coastline of the United States does class A airspace extend?
12 NM
Generally, to what altitude does class B airspace extend upward to?
10,000 feet MSL
What altitudes are included in a Mode C veil?
Surface to 10,000 feet MSL
Generally, what is the ceiling of class C airspace?
4,000 feet above airport elevation
Generally, what is the radius of the inner core of class C airspace?
5SM
Generally, what is the radius of the shelf area of class C airspace?
10SM
Generally, at what altitudes is the shelf area of class C airspace located?
1,200 feet up to 4,000 feet above airport elevation
Generally, what is the radius of the uncharted outer area of class C airspace?
20SM
Generally, what is the ceiling of class D airspace?
2,500 feet above airport elevation
If not charted otherwise, at what altitude does class E airspace begin?
14,500 feet MSL
At what altitude does class E airspace denoted on a chart as being inside the soft edge of a blue band begin?
1,200 AGL
At what altitude does class E airspace denoted on a chart as being inside the soft edge of a pink band begin?
700 AGL
Above what altitude is a transponder with Mode C capability required?
10,000 feet MSL
Discuss the requirements for a transponder with Mode C capability in class B airspace.
A transponder with Mode C capability is required inside the Mode C veil of class B airspace up to 10,000 feet, above which a Mode C transponder is always required.
Discuss the requirements for a transponder with Mode C capability in class C airspace.
A transponder with Mode C capability is required inside and above class C airspace.
When terrain exists above 10,000 feet MSL, above what altitude is a transponder with Mode C capability required?
2,500 feet AGL
What are the lower and upper altitude limits of Victor airways?
Lower: 1,200 feet AGL
Upper: Up to, but not including 18,000 feet MSL
How far on either side of centerline does a Victor airway extend?
4NM on each side