FIR Ljubljana

AIRAC AMDT 074/2017

Effective date: 20 JUL 2017

Publication date: 01 JUN 2017

AIRSPACE STRUCTURE AND CLASSIFICATION WITHIN FIR LJUBLJANA

The Slovenian airspace is classified in accordance with ICAO guidelines. This classification should offer pilots a general view of the airspace structure and associated
conditions concerning entry, exit or transit flights.

Within Slovenia airspace is classified as C, D, E (controlled) and G (uncontrolled).

Airspace class A, B and F are not established.

AIRSPACE CLASSES

The controlled Airspace consists of:

  • control zones (CTRs);
  • terminal control areas (TMAs);
  • control areas (CTAs).

The following airspace is notified class C airspace:

NAME TYPE LOWER LIMIT UPPER LIMIT
LJUBLJANA CTA (Control Area-Upper) FL 245 FL 660
DOLSKO 1 TMA (Terminal Control Area) FL 195 FL 245
DOLSKO 2 TMA (Terminal Control Area) FL 195 FL 245
LJUBLJANA 1 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 1000 ft GND FL 125
LJUBLJANA 2 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 9500 ft MSL FL 125
LJUBLJANA 3 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 5500 ft MSL FL 125
MURA TMA (Terminal Control Area) FL 195 FL 245

The following airspace is notified class D airspace:

NAME TYPE LOWER LIMIT UPPER LIMIT
DOLSKO 1 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 7500 ft MSL FL 195
DOLSKO 2 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 9500 ft MSL FL 195
MARIBOR 1 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 2500 ft MSL FL 125
MARIBOR 2 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 3500 ft MSL FL 125
MURA TMA (Terminal Control Area) 7500 ft MSL FL 195
PORTOROZ TMA (Terminal Control Area) 1000 ft GND FL 135
CERKLJE CTR (Control Zone) GND 5000 ft MSL
LJUBLJANA CTR (Control Zone) GND 4000 ft MSL
MARIBOR CTR (Control Zone) GND 3500 ft MSL
PORTOROZ CTR (Control Zone) GND 4000 ft MSL

The following airspace is notified class E airspace:

NAME TYPE LOWER LIMIT UPPER LIMIT
DOLSKO 1 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 2500 ft GND 7500 ft MSL
MARIBOR 2 TMA (Terminal Control Area) 1000 ft GND 3500 ft MSL
MURA TMA (Terminal Control Area) 2500 ft GND 7500 ft MSL
MURA 2 CTA (Control Area) 2500 ft GND 7500 ft MSL

Class G airspace spreads outside the controlled airspace:

NAME LOWER LIMIT UPPER LIMIT
All airspace below TMA DOLSKO 1, CTA MURA 2, TMA MARIBOR 1 and TMA MURA GND 2500 ft GND
All airspace below TMA DOLSKO 2 and TMA LJUBLJANA 2 GND 9500 ft MSL
All airspace below TMA LJUBLJANA 1, TMA MARIBOR 2 and TMA PORTOROZ GND 1000 ft GND
All airspace below TMA LJUBLJANA 3 GND 5500 ft MSL

DESCRIPTION OF AIRSPACE CLASSES 

Class C Airspace 

  • IFR and VFR flights are permitted, all flights are provided with air traffic control service. IFR flights are separated from other IFR flights and from VFR flights. VFR flights are separated from IFR flights and receive traffic information in respect of other VFR flights.
  • Entry clearance has to be obtained at least 5 min. prior to entering class C airspace.
  • Below 10000 ft AMSL: max. 250 kt IAS except for military aircraft.

Class D Airspace

  • IFR and VFR flights are permitted, and all flights are provided with air traffic control service, IFR flights are separated from other IFR flights and receive traffic information in respect of VFR flights, VFR flights receive traffic information in respect of all other flights.
  • Entry clearance has to be obtained at least 5 min. prior to entering class D airspace.
  • Below 10000 ft AMSL: max. 250 kt IAS except for military aircraft.

Class E Airspace

  • IFR and VFR flights are permitted, IFR flights are subject to air traffic control service and are separated from other IFR flights.
  • All flights receive traffic information as far as practicable.
  • Neither radio communication nor ATC clearance is required. However, they are recommended.
  • Below 10000 ft AMSL: max. 250 kt IAS except for military aircraft.

Class G Airspace (Uncontrolled)

  • All flights are permitted and receive flight information service if requested.
  • Air-ground communication and ATC clearance not required.
  • Below 10000 ft AMSL: max. 250 kt IAS except for military aircraft.

Note:
Military jet flights are permitted within the whole FIR (also aircraft faster than 250 kt IAS). They often use class G airspace.