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air corridor

n
(Aeronautics) an air route along which aircraft are allowed to fly

cor•ri•dor

(ˈkɔr ɪ dər, -ˌdɔr, ˈkɒr-)

n.
1. a passageway giving access to rooms, apartments, ship cabins, railway compartments, etc.; hallway.
2. a narrow passageway of land, as between an inland country and an outlet to the sea.
3. a densely populated region with major overland and air transportation routes: the Northeast corridor.
4. a restricted path along which an aircraft must travel to avoid hostile action, other air traffic, etc.
[1585–95; < Middle French < Upper Italian corridore=corr(ere) to run (< Latin currere]

air corridor

A restricted air route of travel specified for use by friendly aircraft and established for the purpose of preventing friendly aircraft from being fired on by friendly forces.
Translations

air corridor

ncorridoio aereo
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