CLASS GULF AIRSPACE



CLASS G (Gulf) Airspace

  • 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.​

  • Inside the magenta area G airspace is from the surface up to 699ft AGL.

  • Outside the magenta area G airspace is from the surface up to 1,199ft AGL.


  • Student pilots can fly in Class E

Class G Entry Requirements:

  • None required

Class G Weather Minimums:

  • Day VFR Below 1,200 feet

  • 1 Statute Mile visibility

  • Clear of Clouds


  • Night VFR Below 1,200 feet

  • 3 Statute Miles visibility

  • 1,000ft above​, 500ft below, 2,000ft horizontally


  • Day VFR Above 1,200 feet​

  • 1 Statute Mile visibility

  • 1,000ft above, 500ft below, 2,000ft horizontally


  • Night VFR Below 1,200 feet

  • 3-152


References:


Private Pilot ACS PA.I.E.K1 - PA.I.E.K3

AIM Sec. 3-2-2, 3-2-3, 3-2-4, 3-2-5, 3-2-6, 3-3-1

FAR Part 91.225

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