AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER (ARTCC) or “CENTER”

What is AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER (ARTCC) or “CENTER”?

AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER (ARTCC) or “CENTER” meaning A facility established to provide air traffic control service to aircraft operating on IFR flight plans within controlled airspace and principally during the en route phase of flight. When equipment capabilities and controller workload permit, certain advisory/assistance services may be provided to VFR aircraft.

 

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