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APS Charts - Aeronautical Abbreviations and Acronyms
Category: Travel and Transportation > Aeronautics
Date & country: 11/09/2007, USA
Words: 1447


AQ
abbreviation: American Samoa (DOD country code); see also AS

AR
abbreviation: Arkansas (ConUS south central state); also, see next

AR
abbreviation: Argentina (South America southern nation on Pacific Ocean); also, Aerial Refueling; also, Army Reserve; also, Air Receive

ARB
abbreviation: Air Reserve Base

ARC
abbreviation: Area of Responsibility Center

ARCAL
abbreviation: Aircraft Radio Control of Aerodrome Lighting (Canada); see also PCL (US)

ARCP
abbreviation: Aerial Refueling Control Point

ARCT
abbreviation: Air Refueling Control Time

ARFOR
abbreviation: Area Forecast

ARINC
abbreviation: Aeronautical Radio Inc.

arng
abbreviation: arrange

ARO
abbreviation: ATS Reporting Office

ARP
abbreviation: Airport Reference Point

arpt
abbreviation: airport

arr
abbreviation: arrive

ARS
abbreviation: Air Rescue Service; also, Air Reserve Station

ARSA
abbreviation: Airport RADAR Service Area

arsp
abbreviation: airspace

ARSR
abbreviation: Air Route Surveillance Radar

ARTC
abbreviation: Aiir Route Traffic Control

ARTCC
abbreviation: Air Route Traffic Control Center

AS
abbreviation: Australia (DOD country code); also, American Samoa (USA south Pacific Islands

ASAP
abbreviation: as soon as possible

ASDA
abbreviation: accelerate stop distance available

ASDE
abbreviation: Airport Surface Detection Equipment

ASL
abbreviation: Above Sea Level

asn
abbreviation: assign

ASOS
abbreviation: Automatic Surface Observating System

ASR
abbreviation: Airport Surveillance Radar

ASRgn
abbreviation: Altimeter Setting Region

ASU
abbreviation: Aircraft Starting Unit

AT
abbreviation: Air Transmit

ATA
abbreviation: Actual Time of Arrival

ATC
abbreviation: Air Traffic Control; also, Air Training Command

ATCAA
abbreviation: Air Traffic Control Assigned Airspace

ATCC
abbreviation: Air Traffic Control Center

ATCOM
abbreviation: Air Traffic Control Cuumminications (Ship to Shore)

ATCRBS
abbreviation: Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System

ATD
abbreviation: Actual Time of Departure; also, Along Track Distance

ATF
abbreviation: Automatic Terrain Following

ATFM
abbreviation: Air Traffic Flow Management

ATIS
abbreviation: Automatic Terminal Information Service

ATS
abbreviation: Air Traffic Service

attn
abbreviation: attention

ATZ
abbreviation: airport traffic zone

AU
abbreviation: Austria (Central Europe nation)

Aug
abbreviation: August

auth
abbreviation: authority

auto
abbreviation: automatic

AUW
abbreviation: All Up Weight (gross weight)

aux
abbreviation: auxiliary

AV
abbreviation: Anguilla (UK island in NE Caribbean)

AVASI
abbreviation: abbreviated VASI

avbl
abbreviation: available

avg
abbreviation: average

AvGas
abbreviation: aviation gasoline

avn
abbreviation: aviation

AvOil
abbreviation: aviation oil

avord
abbreviation: aviation ordnance

AWS
abbreviation: Automated Weather Observing System

AWS
abbreviation: Air Weather Service

awt
abbreviation: await

awy
abbreviation: airway

AY
abbreviation: Antarctica (south polar cap continent)

az
abbreviation: azimuth

AZ
abbreviation: Arizona (ConUS southwest state)

BA
abbreviation: Bahrain (mid-east nation on west shore of Persian Gulf); also, braking action

BB
abbreviation: Barbados (eastern-most Caribbean island nation)

BC
abbreviation: Botswanna (central S Africa nation)

BC
abbreviation: British Columbia (Canada province on Pacific Ocean); also, back course (of ILS approach)

bcn
abbreviation: beacon

bcst
abbreviation: broadcast

BD
abbreviation: Bermuda (UK western N Atlantic islands)

bdry
abbreviation: boundary

BE
abbreviation: Belgium (W Europe nation on N Sea)

BEQ
abbreviation: Bachelor Enlisted Quarters

BF
abbreviation: The Bahamas (northernmost Caribbean islands nation)

BG
abbreviation: Bangladesh (Indian nation on N short of Bay of Bengal)

BH
abbreviation: Belize (Central-American nation on Gulf of Honduras)

BK
abbreviation: Bosnia and Herzegovina (Balkan nation on Adriatic Sea)

BKN
abbreviation: broken

BL
abbreviation: Bolivia (central South America nation)

bldg
abbreviation: building

blkd
abbreviation: blocked

blw
abbreviation: below (also abbreviated as 'blo')

BM
abbreviation: Myanmar (nee Burma, Indochina nation); also, bone marker, back marker (75mHz fan markers usually with ILS, now rare)

BN
abbreviation: Benin (Africa nation on slave coast of Gulf of Guinea)

BO
abbreviation: Belarus (Western CIS nation bordering poland and Lithuania)

BOA
abbreviation: Break-Off Altitude

BOH
abbreviation: Break-Off Height

BOQ
abbreviation: Bachelow Officers Quarters

BP
abbreviation: Solomon Islands (Western Pacific nation)

BR
abbreviation: Brazil (largest South American nation, on Atlantic Ocean)

brg
abbreviation: bearing

brkg
abbreviation: braking

BS
abbreviation: Broadcast Station (commercial)

btn
abbreviation: between (also abbreviated 'zw' German/European)

BU
abbreviation: Bulgaria (Eastern Europe nation on SW shore of Black Sea)

bus
abbreviation: business

BX
abbreviation: Brunei (nation on N shore of Borneo)