The ABCs of Canadian Airspace

May 2010
Canadian Aviator;May/Jun2010, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p46
The article discusses the seven classifications of Canadian airspace identified by a single letter from A through G and follow a structure of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). It points out that any airspace that are not designated as A to F is classified as Class G airspace. It indicates that ATC provides separation to an aircraft in Class A and B, IFR and ATC traffic in Class C and IFR traffic only for Classes D and E. It notes in Class G, ATC can only provide flight information and alerting services but not air traffic control.


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