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Area Proximity Warning

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Category: Safety Nets Safety Nets
Content source: Skybrary skybrary
Content control: Eurocontrol Eurocontrol


Area Proximity Warning (APW) is a ground based safety net which uses flight path prediction to warn the controller when an aircraft is, or is predicted to be, flying into a region of protected airspace, such as danger areas, prohibited areas and restricted areas.

Further Reading

EUROCONTROL publications:

See also the EUROCONTROL Safety-Net Web-site http://www.eurocontrol.int/safety-nets/public/subsite_homepage/homepage.html