Waypoint

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Term waypoint
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WPT

Definition

A specified geographical location used to define an area navigation route or the flight path of an aircraft employing area navigation. Waypoints are identified as either: Fly-by waypoint [...] or Flyover waypoint [...]

Definition Source

ICAO (2006), doc. 8168 (Aircraft Operations), Vol. I (Flight Procedures)

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