terminal control area


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terminal control area

A control area or portion thereof normally situated at the confluence of air traffic service routes in the vicinity of one or more major airfields. See also airway; control area; controlled airspace; control zone.
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Pacciarelli, "Metaheuristics for efficient aircraft scheduling and re-routing at busy terminal control areas," Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 2016.
The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that, from 25 September, a Class E segment of the Scottish Terminal Control Area between the Glasgow and Edinburgh Control Areas will be redesignated 'Glasgow Control Area'.

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