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Pilot/Controller Glossary

3/29/18

PCG N−4

NOTAM−

(See NOTICE TO AIRMEN.)

NOTAM [ICAO]− A notice containing information

concerning the establishment, condition or change in

any aeronautical facility, service, procedure or

hazard, the timely knowledge of which is essential to

personnel concerned with flight operations.

a. I Distribution− Distribution by means of

telecommunication.

b. II Distribution− Distribution by means other

than telecommunications.

NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM)− A notice

containing information (not known sufficiently in

advance to publicize by other means) concerning the

establishment, condition, or change in any

component (facility, service, or procedure of, or

hazard in the National Airspace System) the timely

knowledge of which is essential to personnel

concerned with flight operations.

NOTAM(D)− A NOTAM given (in addition to local

dissemination) distant dissemination beyond the area

of responsibility of the Flight Service Station. These

NOTAMs will be stored and available until canceled.

c. FDC NOTAM− A NOTAM regulatory in

nature, transmitted by USNOF and given system

wide dissemination.

(See ICAO term NOTAM.)

NOTICES TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION−  A

publication issued every 28 days, designed primarily

for the pilot, which contains current NOTAM

information considered essential to the safety of

flight as well as supplemental data to other

aeronautical publications. The contraction NTAP is

used in NOTAM text.

(See NOTICE TO AIRMEN.)

NRR−

(See NON−RESTRICTIVE ROUTING.)

NRS−

(See NAVIGATION REFERENCE SYSTEM.)

NTAP−

(See NOTICES TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION.)

NUMEROUS TARGETS VICINITY (LOCA-

TION)− A traffic advisory issued by ATC to advise

pilots that targets on the radar scope are too numerous

to issue individually.

(See TRAFFIC ADVISORIES.)

Pilot/Controller Glossary

9/13/18