arrival sector

arrival sector

An operational control sector containing one or more meter fixes.
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When you're inside an arrival sector for a TAA--and you were inside relative to FETUJ--and you're already above the sector altitude, there's no more clearance needed than for the approach itself.
Caption: LEFT: Flight progress strips for the same flight have different data for the departure sector (top), en route sector (middle) and arrival sector (bottom).
Overheard headed southeast through the busy Atlanta arrival sector: