Terminal Control Area


Terminal Control Area

A Terminal Control Area or Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) is an aviation term to describe a volume of controlled airspace set up at the confluence of airways in the vicinity of one or more major airports to protect traffic climbing out from and descending into the airports. As such it is a larger version of a Control Area.

ee also

*Airway (aviation)
*Control Zone
*Flight Information Region


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