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


MIL
abbreviation: OVRN Military Overrun Lights

min
abbreviation: minimum, also, minute

MIRL
abbreviation: Medium Intensity Runway Lights

MIS
abbreviation: Meteorological Impact Statement

misl
abbreviation: missile

mkr
abbreviation: marker

ML
abbreviation: Mali (W Africa nation surrounded by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Mauritania)

MLS
abbreviation: Microwave Landing System

MM
abbreviation: Middle Marker (of ILS)

MMLS
abbreviation: Mobile Microwave Landing System

MN
abbreviation: Minnesota (ConUS north central state)

MNPS
abbreviation: Minimum Navigation Performance Specifications (for N Atlantic airspace)

mnt
abbreviation: monitor

MO
abbreviation: Morocco (N Africa nation on both Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean between Algeria and Western Sahara)

MO
abbreviation: Missouri (ConUS central state)

MOA
abbreviation: Military Operations Area

MOC
abbreviation: minimum obstruction clearance

MOCA
abbreviation: Minimum Obstruction Clearance Altitude

mod
abbreviation: moderate, also, modify

Mon
abbreviation: Monday

mov
abbreviation: move

MP
abbreviation: Mauritius (French isalnds approx 520nm E of Madagascar)

MP
abbreviation: Northern Mariana Islands (USA Western Pacific Islands)

mph
abbreviation: (statute) miles per hour

MQ
abbreviation: Midway Island (US islands approx 1300nm WNW of Hawaii)

MR
abbreviation: Mauritania (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean surrounded by Western Sahara, Algeria, Mali and Senegal)

MR
abbreviation: Medium Range

MRA
abbreviation: Minimum Reception Altitude

mrk
abbreviation: mark, also, marker

MS
abbreviation: Mississippi (ConUS southeast state)

MSA
abbreviation: Minimum Safe Altitude

msg
abbreviation: message

MSL
abbreviation: mean sea level

msn
abbreviation: mission

MT
abbreviation: Malta (Med island nation approx 55nm S of Sicily)

MT
abbreviation: Montana (ConUS northwest state)

mt
abbreviation: mount, also., mountain

MTA
abbreviation: Minimum Terrain Clearance Altitude

MTAF
abbreviation: Mandatory Traffic Advisory Frequency (Canada also Mandatory Frequency)

MTC
abbreviation: Military Terminal Control

MTCA
abbreviation: Military Terminal Control Area

mthly
abbreviation: monthly

mtrs, M or m
abbreviation: meters

MU
abbreviation: Oman (Middle East nation on Arabian Sea bordering UAR, Yemen and Saudi Arabia)

MUAC
abbreviation: Military Upper Air Control

multi
abbreviation: multiple

MV
abbreviation: Maldives (nation of islands approx 350nm SSW of southern tip of India)

MV
abbreviation: Magnetic Variation

MVA
abbreviation: Minimum Vectoring Altitude

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

MX
abbreviation: Mexico (Latin America nation between ConUS and Central America)

MY
abbreviation: Malaysia (Indochina nation between South China Sea and Strait of Malacca

MZ
abbreviation: Mozambique (S Afria nation on Mozambique Channel of Indian Ocean

NA
abbreviation: Nertherlands Antilles (Dutch islands in the Caribbean lying off the NW coast of Venezuela)

NA
abbreviation: not authorized (for Instrument Approach Procedures take-off and alternatre MINIMA only.)

NAAS
abbreviation: Naval Auxiliary Air Station

NADC
abbreviation: Naval Air Development Center (Warminster/Philadelphia PA)

NADEP
abbreviation: Naval Air Depot

NAES
abbreviation: Naval Air Engineering Station

NAF
abbreviation: Naval Air Facility

NALF
abbreviation: Naval Auxiliary Landing Field

NALO
abbreviation: Naval Air Logistics Office

NAM
abbreviation: North American (ICAO Region)

NAR
abbreviation: North American Routes for North Atlantic Traffic

NAS
abbreviation: Naval Air Station

NASA
abbreviation: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAT
abbreviation: North Atlantic (ICAO Region)

natl
abbreviation: national

NATO
abbreviation: North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATOPS
abbreviation: Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures

nav
abbreviation: navigation

navaid
abbreviation: navigation aid (usually radio or electronic)

NAVFIG
abbreviation: Naval Flight Information Group

NAVMTO
abbreviation: Navy Material Transportation Office

NAWC
abbreviation: Naval Air Warfare Center

NAWS
abbreviation: Naval Air Weapons Station

NB
abbreviation: New Brunswick (Canada province on E side of ME)

Nbnd
abbreviation: Northbound

NC
abbreviation: New Caledonia (large French island on Coral Sea approx 520nm ENE of Australia)

NC
abbreviation: North Carolina (ConUS southeast state)

NCRP
abbreviation: Non-Compulsory Reporting Point

ND
abbreviation: North Dakota (ConUS north central state)

NDB
abbreviation: Non-Directional Radio Beacon

NE
abbreviation: Niue (New Zealand island approx 1570nm NNE of New Zealand's North Island)

NE
abbreviation: Nebraska (ConUS north central state)

NE
abbreviation: Northeast

nec
abbreviation: necessary

NF
abbreviation: Norfolk Island (Australian island in South Pacific approx 875nm E of Australia)

NF
abbreviation: Newfoundland (Canada mainland and island province on Labrador Sea and Atlantic Ocean, respectively)

NG
abbreviation: Niger (central N Africa nation bordered by Algeria, Libya, Chad, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Mali)

NG
abbreviation: Army National Guard

ngt
abbreviation: night

NH
abbreviation: Vanuatu (Pacific islands nation approx 1480nm NE of NE Australia coast)

NH
abbreviation: New Hampshire (ConUS northeast state)

NI
abbreviation: Nigeria (Africa nation on Gulf of Guinea bordered by Benin, Niger and Cameroon)

NIMA
abbreviation: National Imagery and Mapping Agency (St Louis)

NJ
abbreviation: New Jersey (ConUS northeast state)

NL
abbreviation: Netherlands (N Europe nation on North Sea bordered by Germany and Belgium)

NM
abbreviation: New Mexico (ConUS southwest state)

NM or nm
abbreviation: nautical miles