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Lesson 15.6: Class G Airspace 

Class G (Gulf) Airspace

     Reference: ACS PA.I.E.K1, AIM Sec. 3-3-1

  • Class G airspace is uncontrolled airspace.

    • It is the airspace closest to the ground​. Think of Class 'G' - G for ground.

  • Is from the surface to the over lying Class E airspace.

    • Surface up to 700, 1,200 or 14,500 feet​

  • Student pilots can fly in Class E

Entry Requirements

  • None required 

VFR minimums

  • Day VFR Below 1,200 feet

    • 1 Statute Mile visibility

    • Clear of Clouds

  • Night VFR Below 1,200 feet

    • 3-152

      • 3 Statute Miles visibility

      • 1,000 ft above​

      • 500 ft below

      • 2,000 ft horizontally 

  • Day VFR Above 1,200 feet

    • 1 Statute Mile visibility

    • 152

      • 1,000 ft above​

      • 500 ft below

      • 2,000 ft horizontally 

  • Night VFR Below 1,200 feet

    • 3-152 

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