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e-CFR data is current as of February 26, 2020

Title 14Chapter ISubchapter EPart 71 → Subpart A


Title 14: Aeronautics and Space
PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS


Subpart A—Class A Airspace


Contents
§71.31   Class A airspace.
§71.33   Class A airspace areas.

§71.31   Class A airspace.

The airspace descriptions contained in §71.33 and the routes contained in subpart A of FAA Order 7400.11D (incorporated by reference, see §71.1) are designated as Class A airspace within which all pilots and aircraft are subject to the rating requirements, operating rules, and equipment requirements of part 91 of this chapter.

[Doc. No. 29334, 73 FR 54495, Sept. 22, 2008, as amended by Amdt. 71-40, 73 FR 60940, Oct. 15, 2008; Amdt. 71-41, 74 FR 46490, Sept. 10, 2009; Amdt. 71-42, 75 FR 55268, Sept. 10, 2010; Amdt. 71-43, 76 FR 53329, Aug. 26, 2011; Amdt. 71-44, 77 FR 50908, Aug. 23, 2012; Amdt. 71-45, 78 FR 52848, Aug. 27, 2013; Amdt. 71-46, 79 FR 51888, Sept. 2, 2014; Amdt. 71-47, 80 FR 51937, Aug. 27, 2015; Docket FAA-2016-8926, Amdt. 71-48, 81 FR 55372, Aug. 19, 2016; Docket FAA-2017-0798, Amdt. 71-49, 82 FR 40068, Aug. 24, 2017; Docket FAA-2018-0770, Amdt. 71-50, 83 FR 43757, Aug. 28, 2018; Docket FAA-2019-0627, Amdt. 71-51, 84 FR 45652, Aug. 30, 2019]

Effective Date Note: By Docket FAA-2019-0627, Amdt. 71-51, 84 FR 45652, Aug. 30, 2019, §71.31 was amended by removing the words “FAA Order 7400.11C” and adding, in their place, the words “FAA Order 7400.11D”, effective Sept. 15, 2019, through Sept. 15, 2020.

§71.33   Class A airspace areas.

(a) That airspace of the United States, including that airspace overlying the waters within 12 nautical miles of the coast of the 48 contiguous States, from 18,000 feet MSL to and including FL600 excluding the states of Alaska and Hawaii.

(b) That airspace of the State of Alaska, including that airspace overlying the waters within 12 nautical miles of the coast, from 18,000 feet MSL to and including FL600 but not including the airspace less than 1,500 feet above the surface of the earth and the Alaska Peninsula west of longitude 160°0000 West.

(c) The airspace areas listed as offshore airspace areas in subpart A of FAA Order 7400.11D (incorporated by reference, see §71.1) that are designated in international airspace within areas of domestic radio navigational signal or ATC radar coverage, and within which domestic ATC procedures are applied.

[Amdt. 71-14, 56 FR 65654, Dec. 17, 1991]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting §71.33, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

Effective Date Note: By Docket FAA-2019-0627, Amdt. 71-51, 84 FR 45652, Aug. 30, 2019, §71.33(c) was amended by removing the words “FAA Order 7400.11C” and adding, in their place, the words “FAA Order 7400.11D”, effective Sept. 15, 2019, through Sept. 15, 2020.

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