Class D airspace surrounds airports that have an operating control tower and weather surfaces available, and are not associated with Class B or C airspace. Class D airspace normally extends from the surface up to and including 2,500 ft. AGL(Above Ground Level).

Operating Rules and Equipment Requirements

  • Two-way radio communications must be established and maintained with ATC prior to entering and while operating in Class D airspace.

Class D Airspace Depiction and Symolology

  • Class D airspace is depicted with a blue dashed line.

  • Class D altitudes are shown in blue letters, sometimes with a minus in front to indicate” from surface to, but not including”.

Class D airspace

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