Precision approach (PA) procedure
|Term||Precision approach (PA) procedure|
1. An instrument approach procedure using precision lateral and vertical guidance with minima as determined by the category of operation.
Note.— Lateral and vertical guidance refers to the guidance provided either by:
a) a ground-based navigation aid; or
b) computer generated navigation data.
ICAO (2006), Official definition, PANS-OPS/I, Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Aircraft Operations — Flight Procedures [Doc 8168/I]