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A station, usually consisting of buildings, airfields and runways, used to provide a place for aircraft to take off and land as well as to house commercial services for passengers and on-board staff.

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Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Aviation; Airport

The Berlin Brandenburg Airport is an international airport which is under construction and is located 18 km (11 mi) to the south of central Berlin, on the border between the states of Berlin and ...

VFR terminal area chart

Aviation; Air traffic control

An aeronautical chart (using a scale of 1:250 000) that depicts terminal control area (TCA) airspace, which provides for the control or segregation of all aircraft within the TCA. The chart depicts ...

urgent PIREP

Aviation; Air traffic control

(a) volcanic ash; (b) tornadoes, funnel clouds, waterspouts; (c) severe turbulence; (d) severe icing; (e) hail; (f) low-level wind shear; and (g) any other reported weather phenomena ...

VFR holding procedure

Aviation; Air traffic control

The holding of aircraft in an orbital path around selected prominent geographical locations that can be easily recognized from the air.

visual flight rules (VFR) aircraft

Aviation; Air traffic control

An aircraft operated in accordance with visual flight rules (VFR).

visual flight rules (VFR) control service

Aviation; Air traffic control

A service provided by ATC units including: (a) tower control; and (b) ground control.

very high frequency (VHF) direction-finding service

Aviation; Air traffic control

A service by which directional assistance is provided to VFR aircraft, as described in the "Communications" (COM) and "Rules of the Air and Air Traffic Services" (RAC) sections of the Transport ...

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