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


LMM
abbreviation: Compass locator at Middle Marker (of ILS approach)

LMT
abbreviation: Local Mean Time

Lo Int
abbreviation: Low Intensity Lights

lo or Lo
abbreviation: low

LoALT or LA
abbreviation: Low Altitude

LOC
abbreviation: Localizer

LOM
abbreviation: Compass Locator at Outer Marker (of ILS approach)

long
abbreviation: longitude

Loran
abbreviation: Long Range Aid to Navigation

Loran
abbreviation: Long Range Aid to Navigation (being superseded by GPS Navigation)

Loran DM
abbreviation: Loran Double Master (signal transmitting system)

Loran DS
abbreviation: Loran Double Slave (signal transmitting)

Loran M
abbreviation: Loran Master

Loran S
abbreviation: Loran Slave

LOX
abbreviation: Liquid Oxygen

LP
abbreviation: Low Power

LPOX
abbreviation: Low Pressure Oxygen

LQ
abbreviation: Palmyra Atoll (U.S. Pacific island approx 900nm S by SW of Hawaii)

LR
abbreviation: Long Range, also, Lead Radial

LRA
abbreviation: Landing Rights Airport

LRRS
abbreviation: Long Range Radar Station

LSB
abbreviation: Lower Side Band

lt
abbreviation: left

LT
abbreviation: Lesotho (S Africa nation on Indian Ocean bordered by South Africa and Transkei)

LTA
abbreviation: Lighter than air

ltd
abbreviation: limited

ltr
abbreviation: letter

ltrs
abbreviation: liters

LU
abbreviation: Luxembourg (small W Europe nation bordered by Belgium, Germany and France)

lv
abbreviation: leave

LY
abbreviation: Libya (N Africa nation on Med bordered by Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Algeria and Tunisia)

lyr
abbreviation: layer

LZ
abbreviation: landing zone

MA
abbreviation: Madagascar (large island nation in Indian Ocean near and E of S Africa)

MA
abbreviation: Massachuestte (ConUS northeast state)

MAA
abbreviation: Maximum Authorized Altitude

MACC
abbreviation: Military Area Control Center

mag brg
abbreviation: magnetic bearing

maint
abbreviation: maintain, also, maintenance

maj
abbreviation: major

MALS
abbreviation: Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System

MALSF
abbreviation: Medium Intensity Approach Lighting with Sequenced Flashers

MALSR
abbreviation: Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System with Runway Alignment Indicator Lights

mand
abbreviation: mandatory

mand
abbreviation: alt mandatory altitude

MAP
abbreviation: Missed Approach Point

Mar
abbreviation: March

MARA
abbreviation: Military Activity Restricted Area

MARSA
abbreviation: Milirary Authority Assumes Responsibility for Separation of Aircraft

MASMS
abbreviation: Military Airspace Management System

MATO
abbreviation: Military Air Traffic Operations

MATZ
abbreviation: Military Aerodrome Traffic Zone

max
abbreviation: maximum

MB
abbreviation: Martinique (French island in eastern Caribbean)

MB
abbreviation: Manitoba (Canada eastern prairie province)

mb
abbreviation: millibars

MB
abbreviation: Moving Buoys

MC
abbreviation: Macau (Small Portuguese territory on South China Sea adjoining China)

MCA
abbreviation: Minimum Cruising Altitude

MCAAF
abbreviation: Marine Corps Auciliary Air Facility

MCAAS
abbreviation: Marine Corps Auciliary Air Station

MCAB
abbreviation: Marine Corps Air Base

MCAC
abbreviation: Military Common Area Control

MCAGCC
abbreviation: Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

MCAS
abbreviation: Marine Corps Air Station

MCB
abbreviation: Marine Corps Base

MCC
abbreviation: Military Climb Corridor

MCOLF
abbreviation: Marine Corps OPutlying Field

MD
abbreviation: Moldova (CIS nation bordered by Ukraine and Romania

MD
abbreviation: Maryland (ConUS eastern state)

MDA
abbreviation: Minimum Descent Altitude (on nonprecision IFR approach)

MDF
abbreviation: Medium Frequency Direction Finder

ME
abbreviation: Distance Measuring Equipment (UHF standard, TACAN compatible)

ME
abbreviation: Maine (ConUS northeast state)

MEA
abbreviation: Minimum Enroute Altitude

med
abbreviation: medium

Med
abbreviation: Mediterranean (sea or area)

MEHT
abbreviation: Minimum Eye Height over Threshold

mem
abbreviation: memorial

MET
abbreviation: Meteorological, Meteorology

METAR
abbreviation: Aviation Routine Weather Report (in international MET figure code)

Metro
abbreviation: Meteorology (weather); also,

METRO
abbreviation: Pilot-to-Metro voice call

MF
abbreviation: Iles de Mayotte or Mayotte Island (French Island in Mozambique Channel

MF
abbreviation: Mandatory Frequency (Canada uncontrolled aerodromes/airports), also, Medium Frequency (1600 to 3000 kHz -traditional radio communications useage or 300-3000kHz current DOD useage)

MFA
abbreviation: Minimum Flight Altitude, also, Military Flying Area (Canada)

MFS
abbreviation: Military Flight Service

MG
abbreviation: Mongolia (large CIS nation in asia bordered by Russian mid-Siberia to the N and China to the S)

mgr
abbreviation: manager

MH
abbreviation: Marshall Islands (USA Central Pacific Trust Territory)

MH
abbreviation: Montserrat (UK island in E Caribbean)

MHDF
abbreviation: Medium and High Frequency Direction Finder (at same location)

MHVDF
abbreviation: Medium, High and Very High Frequency Direction Finder (at same location)

mHz
abbreviation: Megahertz

MI
abbreviation: Malawi (S Africa nation on W & SE shores of Lake Malawi surrounded by Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia)

MI
abbreviation: Michigan (ConUS east central state)

MID-ASIA
abbreviation: Middle East/Asia (ICAO Region)

MIDIZ
abbreviation: Mid Canada Identification Zone

MIJI
abbreviation: Meaconing, Intrucion, Jamming and Interference

mil
abbreviation: military