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Definition of Control area

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place which is carefully regulated
Control area Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the earth. (FAA4)
(As it pertains to the Interstate Highway System) A metropolitan area, city or industrial center, a topographic feature such as a major mountain pass, a favorable location for a major river crossing, a road hub which would result in material traffic increments on the Interstate route, a place on the boundary between two States agreed to by the States concerned, or other similar point of significance. (23CFR470)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Control area Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the Earth. See also controlled airspace; control zone; terminal control area.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Control area Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Energy Glossary
An electric power system, or a combination of electric power systems, to which a common automatic generation control (AGC) is applied to match the power output of generating units within the area to demand. The control area of the ISO is the state of California.
Control area Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A control area (CTA) is an aviation term that describes a volume of controlled airspace that exists in the vicinity of an airport. It has a specified lower level and a specified upper level. It usually is situated on top of a control zone and provides protection to aircraft climbing out from the airport by joining the low-level control zone to the nearest airways. In the UK they are generally class A, D or E.

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