International Airways Volcano Watch

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Term International Airways Volcano Watch
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Significant Meteorological Information(SIGMET)

Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

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Abbreviation

IAVW

Definition

International arrangements for monitoring and providing warnings to aircraft of volcanic ash in the atmosphere.

Definition Source

ICAO, Official definition, Definition added to An 3 by Amdt 71 (5/11/1998) and modified by Amdt 72 to An 3,14th ed (1/11/2001).

Note

The IAVW is based on the cooperation of aviation and non-aviation operational units using information derived from observing sources and networks that are provided by States. The watch is coordinated by ICAO with the cooperation of other concerned international organizations.