Aerodrome Flight Information Service

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Term Aerodrome Flight Information Service
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Mandatory for


Contexts

EUROCONTROL

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Related entries

aerodrome flight information unit

Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ)

Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer (AFISO)

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Abbreviation

AFIS

Definition

A service provided by Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officers (AFISO) to give information useful for the safe and efficient conduct of flights in the Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ) and to give taxi instructions on the apron and manoeuvring area.

Definition Source

UNITED KINGDOM (2009), UK AIP,GEN 3-3 - 1, Civil Aviation Authority, GEN 3.3 - AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES

Note

From the information received pilots flying within the ATZ will be able to decide the appropriate course of action to be taken to ensure the safety of flight.

Attachment

ICAO Circular 211-AN/128 - AFIS (PDF)