Standard pressure altitude

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standard pressure altitude

The altitude that corresponds to a given value of atmospheric pressure according to the ICAO standard atmosphere.

It is the indicated altitude of a pressure altimeter at an altimeter setting of 29.92 in. of mercury (1013.2 hPa); therefore, it is the indicated altitude above the 1013.2-hPa constant- pressure surface.

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