Air traffic control clearance
|Term||Air traffic control clearance|
Authorization for an aircraft to proceed under conditions specified by an air traffic control unit.
1. ICAO (2007) Official definition, PANS-ATM Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Air Traffic Management [Doc 4444] 2007, 15th ed. (Amdt 4, 15/11/2012)
2. SESAR Concept of Operations Step 2 Edition 2014 (Ed. 01.01.00)
For convenience, the term “air traffic control clearance” is frequently abbreviated to “clearance” when used in appropriate contexts. The abbreviated term “clearance” may be prefixed by the words “taxi”, “take-off”, “departure”, “en-route”, “approach” or “landing” to indicate the particular portion of flight to which the air traffic control clearance relates.
Lexicon Release 2015.1