[ UK /ˈe‍əspe‍ɪs/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹˌspeɪs/ ]
  1. the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction
    the plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace
  2. the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
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How To Use airspace In A Sentence

  • The reason, it turns out, is that American airspace was shut down, and no airplanes means no contrails.
  • Aviation regulators closed roughly 80% of European airspace during the Easter holiday, stranding millions of people and upending global commerce. Sky Wars: Europe Battles to Erase Borders in the Air
  • A total of 110,000 security personnel will be on duty at the Games, with airspace around venues tightly guarded and navy gunboats patrolling the waters around the city.
  • Where there is an incursion into the airspace of a landowner within the reasonable height then this prima facie gives rise to claim to trespass:
  • That's them defending the commons of the beauty of the neighbourhood, combined with the commons of the airspace we share through which dandelion seeds fly.
  • Despite the short duration of the outage, restrictions on the number of aircraft entering UK airspace or taking off from domestic airports quickly created delays.
  • The spokesman added Ireland insists aircraft overflying national airspace or using its airports for refuelling cannot carry weaponry.
  • To understand what is happening in the airspace above, it is worth thinking about what has happened on the high street below. Times, Sunday Times
  • The ash cloud will also affect airlines elsewhere in the world because they will not be able to fly through European airspace. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Red Arrows aerobatic team had to take emergency action to avoid a tragedy when a microlight aircraft strayed into its airspace at Elvington Airshow, the RAF revealed today.
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