As the Avatar is seen or has been seen in his physical or ethereal body, both without and within. What separates him from Atman and Paramatman ?
Atman is the Self which can be accessed from within.
Paramatman is Universal Self that starts from the Atman and permeates the whole Universe.
Refer: Upadesha Saram: Verse 24 onwards
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Avatar is any being that is fully realized and is aware of it's Universal Self and also of the fact that it has a body to work with on the Earthly plane of consciousness.