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What is an "Alternate Airway"?

To add to the information from the other answers to this question: Years ago, prior to the extensive availability of ATC radar, it was not uncommon to use Alternate Airways for IFR enroute lateral ...
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What is an "Alternate Airway"?

Thanks to @757toga's comment, I was able to find more: Circa mid-80s the FAA agreed with ICAO to "revoke all Alternate Airways" (Federal Register Vol. 51, 1986), and for example in 1986 was ...
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What is an "Alternate Airway"?

I found an old definition in the All-Weather Flight Manual published by the US Navy in 1957: Alternate Airways Alternate airways are occasionally used for lateral separation when traffic conditions ...
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