Definition of air corridor in English:

air corridor

Line breaks: air cor|ri¦dor


  • A route to which aircraft are restricted, especially over a foreign country: the existing navigation system sends flights along rigidly fixed air corridors
    More example sentences
    • The route was ‘The Hump’ - the treacherous air corridor over the Himalayas that claimed so many Allied aircraft that it was nicknamed ‘the aluminum trail.’
    • The route of the air corridor will be specified at a later stage.
    • That means heightened security at airports, flights to North America banned, private planes effectively grounded and a clear air corridor over central London with no aircraft allowed to overfly the capital.

More definitions of air corridor

Definition of air corridor in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody