8-5-3. OPPOSITE DIRECTION

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  • 8-5-3. OPPOSITE DIRECTION

    When transitioning from an offshore airspace area to oceanic airspace, an aircraft may climb through opposite direction oceanic traffic provided vertical separation above that traffic is established:

    1. Before the outbound crosses the offshore/ oceanic boundary; and
    2. 15 minutes before the aircraft are estimated to pass. (See FIG 8-5-2.)
    FIG 8-5-2 Transitioning From Offshore to Oceanic Airspace Opposite Direction
    FIG 8-5-2 Transitioning From Offshore to Oceanic Airspace Opposite Direction
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