AIRSPACE Classification

All Airspace is classified and have different rules and regulations. The following is a brief Summary:

Controlled Airspace

Class “A”

  • Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) only – no Visual Flight Rules (VFR) aircraft – so no Microlights in this airspace

Class “B, C & D”

  • IFR and VFR are permitted in this airspace
  • Radio required
  • ATC clearance required

Class “E”

  • IFR and VFR are permitted in this airspace
  • Radio not required for VFR aircraft
  • ATC clearance not required for VFR traffic

Uncontrolled Airspace

Class “F & G”

  • IFR and VFR are permitted in this airspace
  • Radio not required
  • ATC clearance not required
  • Basic Service available
  • Deconfliction service available
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