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Charleston Airspace Complex

The Charleston Complex is located in the open ocean adjacent to the coast of South Carolina.

The Charleston OPAREA is a surface and subsurface operating area off the SC coast and overlaps W-132, W-133, W-134, W-74, W-161, W-177, and submarine OPAREAS, extending from surface to ocean bottom. This area is used for surface and subsurface exercises.

Warning Area 132 (W-132) is special-use airspace in the open ocean located approximately 75 NMI east of the MCAS Beaufort TACAN, Channel 42, bearing 095 and is divided into two parts. W-132A extends from the surface to unlimited altitude and W-132B from the surface to FL240. W-132 overlies Charleston OPAREA-Areas 11 L&M, 12 L-P, 13 L-S, 14 L-S. Surface and submarine operations and Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) exercises using conventional ordnance are authorized. Air-to-air gunnery and missile exercises using conventional ordnance are also authorized.

Warning Area 133 (W-133) is special-use airspace in the open ocean located approximately 30 NMI southeast of the MCAS Beaufort TACAN, Channel 42, bearing 120. W-133 extends from the surface to 4500-feet MSL. W-133 overlaps W-134, Charleston OPAREA-Areas 11 H-L, 12 G-L, 13 F-L, 14 F-L. W-133 is used for aerial mine exercises.

Warning Area 134 (W-134) is special-use airspace over open ocean located approximately 20 NMI southeast of the MCAS Beaufort TACAN, Channel 42, bearing 120. W-134 overlies W-133, Charleston OPAREA-Areas 11 H-L, 12 G-L, 13 F-L, 14 F-L and extends from 4500-feet MSL up to unlimited altitude. Air-to-air, surface-to-air, and surface-to-surface exercises using conventional ordnance are authorized.



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