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


inpr
abbreviation: in progress

INREQ
abbreviation: information request

INS
abbreviation: Inertial Navigation System

inst
abbreviation: instrument

instl
abbreviation: install

instr
abbreviation: insruction

int
abbreviation: intersection

intcntl
abbreviation: intercontinental

intcp
abbreviation: intercept

intl
abbreviation: international

intmed
abbreviation: intermediate

intmt
abbreviation: intermittent

intro
abbreviation: introduction

introd
abbreviation: introduce

intrp
abbreviation: interrupt

ints
abbreviation: intense

intsf
abbreviation: intensify

intst
abbreviation: intensity

INTXN
abbreviation: Intersection (for Instrument Approach Procedures only)

IO British
abbreviation: Indian Ocean Territory (Chagos Archipeligo islands [includes Diego Garcia] lying S of Maldive Islands)

IP
abbreviation: initial point

IR
abbreviation: Iran (Middle East nation between Caspian Sea and Persion Gulf)

IR
abbreviation: IFR Military Training Route

IS
abbreviation: Israel (nation between E Med and Jordan

ISMLS
abbreviation: Interim Standard Microwave Landing System

isol
abbreviation: isolate

IT
abbreviation: Italy (peninsular nation and islands on N central Mediterranean Sea)

IV
abbreviation: Ivory Coast (W Africa nation on the Gulf of Guinea)

IZ
abbreviation: Iraq (Middle East nation at NW end of Persian Gulf bordered by Syria, Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Jordan)

JA
abbreviation: Japan (nation of islands on NW Pacific rim)

JAL
abbreviation: (High Altitude [Jet] Instrument Approach Procedure Chart)

Jan
abbreviation: January

JASU
abbreviation: Jet Aircraft Starting Unit

JATO
abbreviation: Jet Assisted Take-Off [by rocket engines]

JE
abbreviation: Jersey (one of a group of UK islands on the S side of the English Channel)

JM
abbreviation: Jamaica (central Caribbean Island nation S of Cuba and WSW of Haiti)

JN
abbreviation: Jan Mayen (Norwegian island approx 300nm NNE of Iceland)

JNC
abbreviation: Jet Navigation Chart (Scale 1:2,000,000 or 1:3,000,000)

jng
abbreviation: joining

JO
abbreviation: Jordan (Middle East nation on Gulf of Aqaba and E shore of Dead Sea bordered by Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Israel)

JOAP
abbreviation: Joint Oil Analysis Program

JOSAC
abbreviation: Joint Operational Support Airlift Center

JQ
abbreviation: Johnston Atoll (US island approx 300nm WSW of Hawaii)

JRB
abbreviation: Joint Reserve Base

jtstr
abbreviation: jetstream

JU
abbreviation: Juan De Nova Island (French island off W coast of Madagascar also known as St Christopher island)

Jul
abbreviation: July

Jun
abbreviation: June

KE
abbreviation: Kenya (SE Africa equatorial nation on Indian Ocean)

kg
abbreviation: kilograms

KG
abbreviation: Kyrgyzstan (CIS nation bordered by Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan)

kHz
abbreviation: kilohertz

KIAS
abbreviation: Knots Indicated Airspeed

KLIZ
abbreviation: Korea Limited Identification Zone, also, ICAO ident for Loring AFB, ME

km
abbreviation: kilometer (distance)

kmh
abbreviation: kilometers per hour (speed)

KPa
abbreviation: kilopascal (pressure)

KR
abbreviation: Kiribati (extensive Pacific Islands nation near equator from 170E to 150W)

KS
abbreviation: Republic of Korea (South half of peninsula between Yellow Sea and Sea of Japan)

KS
abbreviation: Kansas (ConUS central state)

KT
abbreviation: Christmas Island (now Kiritimati Island, approx 1060nm S of Hawaii, in NE area of Kiribati)

Kt or K
abbreviation: Knots (nm/hr)

KU
abbreviation: Kuwait (Middle East nation at NW shore of Persian Gulf; bordered by Iraq and Saudi Arabia)

kw
abbreviation: kilowatt

KY
abbreviation: Kentucky (ConUS southeast state)

KZ
abbreviation: Kazakhstan (large CIS nation S of Russia stretching from the Caspian Sea to China)

LA
abbreviation: Laos (landlocked Indochina nation bordered by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar)

LA
abbreviation: Louisiana (ConUS south central state)

LAAS
abbreviation: Low Altitude Alert System

lat
abbreviation: latitude

latrl
abbreviation: lateral

lb
abbreviation: pound (weight)

lcl
abbreviation: local

LCN
abbreviation: load classification number

LCP
abbreviation: French Peripheral Classification Line

lctd
abbreviation: located

lctn
abbreviation: location

lctr
abbreviation: locator

LCVASI
abbreviation: Low Cost Visual Approach Slope Indicator

lczr
abbreviation: localizer

LDA
abbreviation: Landing Distance Available, also, Localizer-type Directional (IFR approach) Aid

ldg
abbreviation: landing

LDI
abbreviation: landing direction indicator

LDIN
abbreviation: Lead-in Lights (to Runway)

LE
abbreviation: Lebanon (Middle East nation on E Med bordered by Syria and Israel)

len
abbreviation: length

LF
abbreviation: Low Frequency (450 to 1600 kHz radio nav useage; or 30 to 300 kHz DOD useage which was Very Low Frequency]

LFR
abbreviation: Low Frequency Range (LF radio airway/approach aid superceded by VORs and NDBs [or LOC and ILS], respectively)

LG
abbreviation: Latvia (Central Baltic nation between Lithuania and Estonia)

lgt
abbreviation: light

lgtd
abbreviation: lighted

LH
abbreviation: Lithuania (Baltic nation bordered by Latvia, Belarus, Poland and Kaliningrad Oblast [county])

LHOX
abbreviation: Low and High Pressure Oxygen

LI
abbreviation: Liberia (W Africa nation on Atlantic bordered by Sierra Leone. Guinea and Cote D'Ivoire)

LIH
abbreviation: light intensity high

LIL
abbreviation: light intensity low

LIM
abbreviation: light intensity medium

LIRL
abbreviation: Low Intensity Runway Lights

LLWAS
abbreviation: Low-Level Wind Shear Alert System

LLZ or LOC
abbreviation: Localizer (Precision Instrument Approach directional alignment radio guidance evice)