6-5-3. DME ARC MINIMA

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  • 6-5-3. DME ARC MINIMA

    Apply lateral DME separation by requiring aircraft using DME to fly an arc about a NAVAID at a specified distance using the following minima: (See FIG 6-5-2.)

    FIG 6-5-2 DME Arc Minima
    FIG 6-5-2 DME Arc Minima
    1. Between different arcs about a NAVAID regardless of direction of flight:
      1. At 35 miles or less from the NAVAID- 10 miles.
      2. More than 35 miles from the NAVAID- 20 miles.
    2. Between an arc about a NAVAID and other airspace to be protected: (See FIG 6-5-3.)
      FIG 6-5-3 DME Arc Minima
      FIG 6-5-3 DME Arc Minima

      NOTE: The other airspace to be protected may be a MOA, a holding pattern, airway or route, ATCAA, Warning Area, Restricted Area, Prohibited Area, etc.

      1. At 35 miles or less from the NAVAID- 5 miles.
      2. More than 35 miles from the NAVAID- 10 miles.
      • PHRASEOLOGY
      • VIA (number of miles) MILE ARC (direction) OF (name of DME NAVAID).
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