Global RVSM Implementation and RMAs

In March 1997, RVSM is implemented in North Atlantic.

In February 2000, RVSM is implemented in North Pacific.

In November 2001, RMSM is implemented in Australia.

In January 2002, RVSM is implemented in 41 countries in Europe and North Africa.

In February 2002, the first stage of RVSM began to implement in Western Pacific and South China Sea.

In November 2002, the second stage of RVSM began to implement in South China Sea including oceanic RVSM airspace of Sanya FIR.

In October 2002, RVSM is implemented in Taipei FIR.

In November 2003, RVSM is implemented in Bay of Bengal and Middle East.

In January 2005, RVSM is implemented in the south airspace of Canada and American (48 States, Alaska, Gulf of Mexico, and South America). North airspace of Canada began to implement RVSM in April 2002.

In November 2005, RVSM is implemented in Tokyo, Naha and Inchon FIR in the same time.

In November 2007, Metric RVSM is implemented in the Shenyang, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming, Wuhan, Lanzhou, Urumqi FIRs and Sector AR01 (island airspace) of the Sanya FIR of China.

In 2009, RVSM is implemented in 54 countries of Africa.

In October 2010, RVSM is implemented in Pyongyang FIR of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

November 2011, RVSM is implemented in parts of flight levels inMongolia and Kabul FIR and other seven countries including Russia.