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Departures (33)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
AAL2546 KLAX MMMX Enroute 2229
NKS76 KLAX KEWR Enroute 2237
DLH457 KLAX EDDF Enroute 0005
BVI73 KLAX KATL Enroute 2301
AAL2453 KLAX KBOS Enroute 0044
UAL1942 KLAX KPDX Enroute 1003
SWA2030 KLAX KBOS Arriving
VOI995 KLAX MMMX Enroute 2349
DAL1558 KLAX KDTW Enroute 0040
ACA786 KLAX CYYZ Enroute 2342
DAL1145 KLAX KSLC Enroute 0930
UAL3038 KLAX KORD Enroute 0040
ACA555 KLAX CYVR Enroute 1013
JBU1080 KLAX KLAS Enroute 0514
VRD1474 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1111
SWA639 KLAX KLAS Enroute 0835
NKS7759 KLAX KPHX Enroute 1312
N204RM KLAX KSAN Enroute 0752
ASA140 KLAX KSFO Enroute 1255
UAL1250 KLAX KSFO Enroute 1040
SWA251 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1445
CDN1683 KLAX KAUS Enroute 0018
ASA4308 KLAX KSEA Enroute 1518
KAL012 KLAX RKSI Enroute 0942
UAL398 KLAX KSFO Enroute 0829
SWA2212 KLAX KSJC Enroute 1600
UAL1727 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA217 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1355
DAL375 KLAX KSFO Enroute 1131
SWA766 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1600
DAL8024 KLAX EGLL Enroute 1600
N365EA KLAX KIAH Enroute 1600
AC22 KLAX KSFO Enroute 1600

Arrivals (27)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
QTR741 OTHH KLAX Enroute 2029
FIN1 EFHK KLAX Enroute 1101
AST2877 PANC KLAX Enroute 0652
FIN11 EFHK KLAX Enroute 1538
FDX6075 KIND KLAX Enroute 0901
UAL1756 CYVR KLAX Enroute 0945
DAL2321 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1302
SWA28F KOAK KLAX Enroute 1600
CHASE01 KSEA KLAX Enroute 0750
SWA1516 KSAT KLAX Enroute 0756
AAL2984 KSAT KLAX Enroute 0746
SWA3155 KSFO KLAX Enroute 0300
SWA1513 KSJC KLAX Enroute 1020
SWA697 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1140
SWA373 KSJC KLAX Enroute 0849
FDX1049 KSAN KLAX Enroute 0848
UAL2676 KORD KLAX Enroute 1043
NKS1719 KLAS KLAX Enroute 0704
DAL1664 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1600
UPS355 KDFW KLAX Enroute 0734
AMX646 MMMX KLAX Departing
SWA1514 KSJC KLAX Enroute 1122
N112TM KLAS KLAX Enroute 1600
TMB212 KPHX KLAX Enroute 1611
UPS2606 KHOU KLAX Departing
UAE13EA OMDB KLAX Enroute 0832
AAL713 KDFW KLAX Departing

Los Angeles (SoCal) 60

Departures (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
SWA895 KONT KOAK Enroute 0835
N515KC KAJO KSNA Enroute 0300

Empire (SoCal) 2

Departures (12)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
DSH4049 KSAN PHNL Enroute 1600
AAL518 KSAN KORD Enroute 2219
SWA1049 KSAN KBWI Enroute 0100
DAL7689 KSAN KDEN Enroute 0905
ASA518 KSAN KPDX Enroute 0951
SWA2325 KSAN KLAS Enroute 0346
DAL902 KSAN KPHX Enroute 1600
FDX1049 KSAN KLAX Enroute 0848
AAL96 KSAN KPHX Enroute 0639
SWA908 KSAN KSMF Enroute 1600
DSH4003 KSAN PHNL Enroute 0924
SWA2148 KSAN KLAS Enroute 1600

Arrivals (3)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
FFT2127 KLAS KSAN Enroute 0418
N204RM KLAX KSAN Enroute 0752
AAL811 KDEN KSAN Enroute 0810

San Diego (SoCal) 15

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
SWA2773 KSNA KSJC Enroute 1600

Arrivals (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
N515KC KAJO KSNA Enroute 0300

Coast (SoCal) 2

Departures (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
SWA2785 KBUR KABQ Enroute 0713
SWA3437 KBUR KSMF Enroute 0902

Arrivals (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
N800KS KOPF KVNY Enroute 0728
ASA2152 KEGE KBUR Enroute 0732

Burbank (SoCal) 4

Arrivals (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
SWA2606 KLAS KPSP Enroute 1024
N46AF KADS KPSP Enroute 1600

Palm Springs (SoCal) 2

Departures (19)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
DAL1422 KLAS RPLL Enroute 0328
NKS540 KLAS KAUS Enroute 2256
AAL20 KLAS KAUS Enroute 2251
DAL660 KLAS KATL Enroute 0030
DAL2321 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1302
ROU1846 KLAS CYYZ Enroute 0035
ASA776 KLAS PANC Enroute 1335
FFT2127 KLAS KSAN Enroute 0418
DAL966 KLAS KATL Enroute 0031
SWA2231 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0910
SWA697 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1140
N301TL KLAS CYVR Enroute 1001
SWA1162 KLAS KRNO Enroute 1339
SWA2606 KLAS KPSP Enroute 1024
NKS1719 KLAS KLAX Enroute 0704
NKS1038 KLAS KDTW Enroute 1600
DAL1664 KLAS KLAX Enroute 1600
N112TM KLAS KLAX Enroute 1600
SWA213 KLAS KPHX Enroute 1111

Arrivals (14)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
BAW275 EGLL KLAS Enroute 1203
HAL2 PHOG KLAS Enroute 0627
SWA2105 KSLC KLAS Enroute 1600
JBU1121 KIAH KLAS Enroute 0759
N737GG PHOG KLAS Enroute 0619
SWA2325 KSAN KLAS Enroute 0346
JBU1080 KLAX KLAS Enroute 0514
VRD1474 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1111
SWA639 KLAX KLAS Enroute 0835
SWA251 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1445
UAL1727 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA217 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1355
SWA766 KLAX KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA2148 KSAN KLAS Enroute 1600

Las Vegas 33
  • Flights To/From ZLA: 118
  • Flights in ZLA Airspace: 55
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    October 5th, 2022

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    Understanding SOCAL (SCT) Airspace

    Understanding SoCal Airspace

    The Southern California TRACON (abbreviated SoCal) is one of the world’s busiest TRACONs and serves more than 20 airports. You can find controllers from ZLA opening this facility on the network under the callsign SCT_APP. This means that they are covering the entire TRACON and, where there are no ground or tower controllers online, they are also providing top-down services. This means that with just one controller, you will have full ATC coverage within the TRACON airspace.

    Now, what are the boundaries of the SoCal TRACON? As everyone knows, VATSPY, VATTASTIC, etc. just visualize TRACONs as circles around the main airport (KLAX for SCT), but this is not always the case. 

    The SoCal TRACON airspace extends from Burbank to the northwest, Palm Springs to the east and San Diego to the South. Below you have an image that displays the TRACON boundaries with referenced airports and VORs.

     

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    As you can see, the TRACON covers a large portion of airspace. Whenever you are inside the sectors contained within the gray bold lines, and SCT_APP is online, you should contact the controller prior to any activity if you’re at a towered airport (class B, C and D). 

    If you’re inside the airspace but in a non-towered airport, and you would like to fly IFR, you can either contact the controller for IFR clearance on the ground or after you’re airborne. If you’re flying VFR and do not want flight following, just fly making sure you are remaining outside of any class B, C and D airspace. Otherwise, you need to contact ATC to transit through class B, C and D airspace. 

    Pro tip: even though it is not required, flight following is always encouraged in order to start practicing ATC communications and be aware of traffic around you.

    As a general guideline, whenever you’re in doubt about operations or anything, always ask ATC first. VATSIM is an environment where everyone should learn something new every day and the controllers can help you enjoy this experience.