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ARRIVAL AIRCRAFT INTERVAL- An internally
generated program in hundredths of minutes based
upon the AAR. AAI is the desired optimum interval
between successive arrival aircraft over the vertex.

ARRIVAL CENTER- The ARTCC having jurisdic-
tion for the impacted airport.
ARRIVAL DELAY- A parameter which specifies a
period of time in which no aircraft will be metered for
arrival at the specified airport.
ARRIVAL SECTOR- An operational control sector
containing one or more meter fixes.
ARRIVAL SECTOR ADVISORY LIST- An
ordered list of data on arrivals displayed at the
PVD/MDM of the sector which controls the meter
fix.
ARRIVAL SEQUENCING PROGRAM- The auto-
mated program designed to assist in sequencing
aircraft destined for the same airport.

ARRIVAL TIME- The time an aircraft touches down
on arrival.

ARSR-
(See AIR ROUTE SURVEILLANCE RADAR.)

ARTCC-
(See AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL
CENTER.)

ARTS-
(See AUTOMATED RADAR TERMINAL
SYSTEMS.)

ASDA-
(See ACCELERATE-STOP DISTANCE
AVAILABLE.)

ASDA [ICAO]-

(See ICAO Term ACCELERATE-STOP
DISTANCE AVAILABLE.)

ASDE-
(See AIRPORT SURFACE DETECTION
EQUIPMENT.)

ASF-

(See AIRPORT STREAM FILTER.)

ASLAR-
(See AIRCRAFT SURGE LAUNCH AND

RECOVERY.)

ASP-
(See ARRIVAL SEQUENCING PROGRAM.)
Pilot/Controller Glossary

ASR-
(See AIRPORT SURVEILLANCE RADAR.)
ASR APPROACH-

(See SURVEILLANCE APPROACH.)
ASSOCIATED- A radar target displaying a data
block with flight identification and altitude
information.
(See UNASSOCIATED.)
ATC-
(See AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL.)
ATC ADVISES- Used to prefix a message of
noncontrol information when it is relayed to an
aircraft by other than an air traffic controller.
(See ADVISORY.)
ATC ASSIGNED AIRSPACE- Airspace of defined
vertical/lateral limits, assigned by ATC, for the
purpose of providing air traffic segregation between
the specified activities being conducted within the
assigned airspace and other IFR air traffic.DME FIX
(See SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE.)

ATC CLEARANCE-
(See AIR TRAFFIC CLEARANCE.)

ATC CLEARS- Used to prefix an ATC clearance
when it is relayed to an aircraft by other than an air
traffic controller.

ATC INSTRUCTIONS- Directives issued by air
traffic control for the purpose of requiring a pilot to
take specific actions; e.g., "Turn left heading two five
zero," "Go around," "Clear the runway."
(Refer to 14 CFR Part 91.)

ATC PREFERRED ROUTE NOTIFICATION-
EDST notification to the appropriate controller of the
need to determine if an ATC preferred route needs to

be applied, based on destination airport.

(See ROUTE ACTION NOTIFICATION.)
(See EN ROUTE DECISION SUPPORT
TOOL.)

ATC PREFERRED ROUTES- Preferred routes that
are not automatically applied by Host.

ATC REQUESTS- Used to prefix an ATC request

when it is relayed to an aircraft by other than an air
traffic controller.

ATC SECURITY SERVICES - Communications

and security tracking provided by an ATC facility in
support of the DHS, the DOD, or other Federal
security elements in the interest of national security.

PCG A-13

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AIM: Official Guide to Basic Flight Information and ATC Procedures

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