Lower Airspace Radar Service

LARS frequencies

NEW April 2019 LARS card to download: LARS Frequencies (April 2019)

LARS provides one of three services for traffic outside controlled airspace:

  • Basic Service
  • Traffic Service
  • De-confliction Service

Calling for a LARS service

Selected the frequency, listen out for a few seconds to check how busy it is, then call up:

“(Station) Radar, G-ABCD request (Basic/Traffic/De-confliction) Service”

When the Controller asks, provide your flight details clearly and concisely:

  • Type
  • Origin
  • Destination
  • Altitude
  • Location

Read back the type of ATS being given, plus any executive instructions such as Heading, Level, Speed, Squawk, Clearance.

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