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Iran said the drone had entered its airspace. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Officials closed off the airspace above the scene of the shootings and put the military base on alert. The Sun (2009) European airspace will be affected only when the ash column is sufficiently high and the wind blows to the south east. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The court decided this included the airspace above the garage and that the landlord could not therefore build above the garage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As if a danger entering American airspace is more serious than anywhere else. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some families are taking legal action against the Ukrainian government for refusing to shut the airspace above the conflict zone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is not very reassuring to learn that an enemy or hijacked aircraft could escape detection if it enters our airspace over a wind farm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)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 (2010)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 (2007)She is considered a Canadian citizen because she was born in the country 's airspace. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Earlier in the day the army temporarily closed the country 's airspace and the capital's airport. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many of the airlines will be banned from flying in European Union airspace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just days ago the subterranean nerve centre was on alert when two Russian warplanes ventured close to British airspace. The Sun (2015)That doesn't mean an eruption would have the same effect on European airspace as this one has done. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sharp increase was attributed to the volcanic ash cloud that shut down European airspace for six days last April. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The disclosure of the delay will add to questions about whether the no-fly zone over British airspace could have been lifted earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THREE fighter jets narrowly avoided colliding in British airspace, it emerged yesterday. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'airspace'
British English: airspace /ˈɛəˌspeɪs/ NOUN
A country's airspace is the part of the sky that is over that country and is considered to belong to that country.
Forty minutes later, they left Colombian airspace.
- American English: airspace
- Arabic: مَجَالٌ جَوِّيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: espaço aéreo
- Chinese: 空域
- Croatian: zračni prostor
- Czech: vzdušný prostor
- Danish: luftrum
- Dutch: luchtruim
- European Spanish: espacio aéreo
- Finnish: ilmatila
- French: espace aérien
- German: Luftraum
- Greek: εναέριος χώρος
- Italian: spazio aereo
- Japanese: 領空
- Korean: 영공
- Norwegian: luftrom
- Polish: przestrzeń powietrzna
- European Portuguese: espaço aéreo
- Romanian: spațiu aerian
- Russian: воздушное пространство
- Spanish: espacio aéreo
- Swedish: luftrum
- Thai: น่านฟ้า
- Turkish: hava sahası
- Ukrainian: повітряний простір
- Vietnamese: không phận
Definition of airspace from the Collins English Dictionary
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