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NOTAM Contractions (1,165)
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Flying without NOTAMS
--You must provide your own situational awareness without depending on ATC.
--Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs 91.137) can occur by NOTAM after you takeoff.
--A clearance through a TFR may be possible. Contact ATC with request.

ABN airport beacon
ABV above
ACC area control center (ARTCC)
ACCUM accumulate
ACFT aircraft
ACR air carrier
ACT active
ADJ adjacent
ADZD advised
AFD airport facility directory
AFSS automated flight service station
AGL above ground level
ALS approach light system
ALT altitude
ALTM altimeter
ALTN alternate
ALTNLY alternately
ALSTG altimeter setting
AMDT amendment
AMGR airport manager
AMOS automatic meterological observing system
AP airport
APCH approach
APLGT approch lights
APP approach control
ARFF aircraft rescue and fire fighting
ARR arrive, arrival
ASOS automated surface observing system
ASPH asphalt
ATC air traffic control
ATCSCC air traffic control system command center
ATIS automatic terminal information service
AUTH authority
AUTOB automatic weather reporting system
AVBL available
AWOS automated weather observing system
AWY airway
AZM azimuth
BA FAIR braking action fair
BA NIL braking action nil
BA POOR braking action poor
BCM beacon
BERM snowbanks with gravel or earth
BLW below
BND bound
BRG bearing
BYD beyond
CAAS class A airspace
CAT category (Elsewhere: clear air turbulence)
CBAS class B airspace
CBSA class B surface area
CCAS class C airspace
CCLKWS counterclockwise
CCSA class C surface area
CD clearance delivery
CDAS class D airspace
CEAS class E airspace
CESA class E surface area
CFR code of federal regulations
CGAS class G air space
CHAN channel
CHG change or modification
CIG ceiling
CK check
CLKWS clockwise
CLR clear
CLSD closed
CMB climb
CMSND commissioned
CNL cancel
CNTRLN centerline
COM communications
CONC concrete
CPD coupled
CRS course
CTC contact
CTL control
DALGT daylight
DCMSND decommissioned
DCT durect
DEGS degrees
DEP depart, departure
DEP PROC departure procedure
DH decision height
DISABLD disabled
DIST distance
DLA delay or delayed
DLT delete
DLY daily
DME distance measuring equipment
DMSTN demonstration
DP dew point temperature
DRFT snowbank caused by wind action
DSPLCD displaced
E east
EB eastbound
EFAS enroute flight advisory service
ELEV elevation
ENG engine
ENRT enroute
ENTR entire
EXC except
FAC facility or facilities
FAF final approach fix
FAN MKR fan marker
FDC flight data center
FI/T flight inspector-temporary
FI/P flight inspector-permanent
FM from
FREQ frequency
FNA final approach
FPM feet per minute
FREQ frequency
FRH fly runway heading *
FRI Friday
FRZN frozen
FSS flight service station
FT food, feet
GC ground control
GCA ground control approach (Precision radar almost obsolete)
GOVT government
GP glide path
GPS global positioning system
GRVL gravel
HAA height above airport
HAT height above touchdown
HDG heading
HEL helicopter
HELI heliport
HIRL high intensityrunway lights
HIWAS hazardous inflight weather advisory service
HOLDG holding
HOL holiday
HP holding pattern
HR hour
IAF initial approach fix
IAP initial approach procedure
INBD inbound
ID identification
IDENT identify, identifier, idendification
IF intermediate fix
ILS instrument landing system
IM inner marker
IMC instrument meteorlogical conditions
IN inch, inches
INDEFLY indefinitely
INFO information
INOP inoperative
INSTR instrument
INT intersection
INTL international
INTST intensity
IR ice on runway/s
KT knots
L left
LAA local airport advisory
LAT latitude
LAWRS limited aviation weather reporting station
LB pound/poounds
LC local control
LOC local, locally, location
LCTD located
LDA localizer type directional aid
LGT light, lighting
LGTD lighted
LIRL low intensity runway lights
LLWAS low level wind shear alert system
LM compass locator at ILS middle marker
LDG landing
LLZ localizer
LO compass locator at ILS outer marker
LONG longitude
LRN loran
LSR loose snow on runway
LT left turn
MAG magnetic
MAINT maintain, maintenance
MALS medium intensity approach light system
MALSF medium intensity approach light system with sequenced flashers
MALSR medium intensity approach light system with runway alighnment indicator lights
MAPT missed approach point
MCA minimum crossing altitude
MDA minimum descent altitude
MEA minimum enroute altitude
MED medium
MIN minute
MIRL medium intensity runway lights
MKR marker
MLS microwave landing system
MM middle marker
MNM minimum
MNT monitor, monitoring, monitored
MOC minimum obstruction clearance
MON Monday
MRA minimum reception altitude
MSA minimum sector/safe altitude
MSAW minimum safe altitude warning
MSG message
MSL mean sea level
MU MUmeters
MUD mud
MUNI municipal
N noreth
NA not authorized
NAV navigation
NB northbound
NDB nondirectional beacon
NE northeast
NGT lnight
NM nautical miles
NMR nautical mile radius
NONSTD nonstandard
NOPT no procedure turn
NR number
NTAP notice to airmen publication
NW northwest
OBSC oblsucred, obscure, obscuring
OBST obstruction, obstacle
OM outer marker
OPR operator, operation, operative
OPS operation(s)
ORIG original
OVR over
PAEW personel and equipment working
PAPI precision approach path indicator
PAR precision approach radar
PARL parallel
PAT pattern
PAX passengers
PCL pilot controlled lighting
PERM permanent, permanently
PJE parachute jumping exercise
PLA practice low approach
PLW plow, plowed
PN prior notice required
PRN psuedo random noise
PROC procedure
PROP propeller
PSR packed snow on runway
PTCHY patchy
PTN procedure turn
PVT private
R right
RAIL runway alignment indicator lights
RAMOS remote automatic meterological opserving system
RCAG remote communmications air/ground facility
RCL runway center line
RCLL runway centerline light system
RCO remote communications outlet
REC receiver, receive
RENL runway end identifier lights
RELCTD relocated:
REP report
RLLS runway lead-in lights system
RMNDR remainder
RNAV area navigation
RPLC replace
RQRD required
RRL runway remaining lights
RSR en route surveilance radar
RSVN reservation
RT right turn
RTE route
RTR remote trasnsmitter/receiver
RTS return to service
RUF rough
RVR runway visual range
RVRM runway visual range midpoint
RVRR runway visual range rollout
RVRT runway visual range touchdown
RWY runway
S south
SA sand, sanded
SAT Saturday
SAWR supplemental aviation weather reporting station
SB south bound
SDF simplified directional facility
SE southeast
SFL sequence flashing lights
SID(obsolete) standdard instrument departure
SIMUL simultaneous or simultaneously
SIR pacekd or compacted snow and ice on runway/s
SKED scheduled or schedule
SLR slush on runways/s
SN snow
SNBNK snowbank/s caused by plowing
SNGL single
SPD speed
SSALF simplified short approach lighting sysstem with sequenced flashers
SSALR simplified short approach lighting system with runway alighnment indicator lights
SSALS simplified short approach lighting system
SSR secondary surveillance radar
STA straight-in approach
STAR standard terminal arrival
SUN Sunday
SVC service
SVN satellite vehicle number
SW southwest
SWEPT swkeot ir briin/broomed
T temperature
TACAN tactical air navigation aid
TAR terminal area surveilance radar
TDZ touchdown zone
TDZLGT touchdown zone lights
TEMPO temporary
TFC traffic
TFR temporary flight restriction
TGL touch and go landings
THN thin
THR threshold
THRU through
THU Thursday
TIL until
TKOF takeoff
TM traffic management
TMPA traffic management program alert
TRNG training
TRSN transition
TSNT transient
TUE Tuesday
TWR tower
TWY taxiway
UAV unmanned air vehicle
UNAVBL unavailable
UNLGTD unlighted
UNMKD unmarked
UNMNT unmonitored
UNREL unreliable
UNUSBL unusable
VASI visual approach slope indicator
VDP visual descent point
VIA by way of
VICE instead/versa
VIS visibility
VMC visual meterorological conditions
VOL volume
VOR vhf Omni-directional radio range
VORTAC VOR and TACAN (colocated)
W west
WB westbound
WED Wednesday
WEF with effect from or effective from
WI within
WKDAYS Monday through Friday
WKEND Saturday and Sunday
WND wind
WPT waypoint
WSR wet snow on runway/s
WTR water on runways
WX weather
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