U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7340.2D
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     

Subject:  Contractions
       Includes: Change 1 effective 8/22/13, Change 2 effective 12/12/13, and Change 3 effective
       4/3/14
 
 

Chapter 1. GENERAL
Section 1. INTRODUCTION

 

1-1-1. PURPOSE OF THIS ORDER

This order contains the approved word and phrase contractions used by personnel of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It is also used by other agencies that provide air traffic control, communications, weather, charting, and associated services.

1-1-2. AUDIENCE

This order applies to all FAA personnel and other agencies using ATO directives. It is also used by the aviation public.

1-1-3. WHERE TO FIND THIS ORDER

This order is available on the FAA Web site at http://faa.gov/air_traffic/publications and http://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/orders_notices/.

1-1-4. WHAT THIS ORDER CANCELS

FAA Order JO 7340.2C, Contractions, dated February 9, 2012, and all changes to it are cancelled.

1-1-5. EXPLANATION OF CHANGES

Additions, modifications and deletions (CAM) are indicated on page CAM-1-1.

1-1-6. SUBMISSION CUTOFF AND EFFECTIVE DATES

This order and its changes are scheduled to be published every 112 days. Effective dates will be:

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE

Basic

Or

Change

Cutoff Date

For

Submission

Effective Date

Of

Publication

7340.2D Basic

1/10/13

5/2/13

Change 1

5/2/13

8/22/13

Change 2

8/22/13

12/12/13

Change 3

12/12/13

4/3/14

7340.2E Basic

4/3/14

7/24/14

1-1-7. DELIVERY DATES

If a facility has not received the Order/changes within 5 days prior to the effective date, the facility must notify its regional/service area distribution officer.

1-1-8. RECOMMENDATION FOR PROCEDURAL CHANGES

To report changes to information in the Contractions Order, write to FAA, Mission Support Services, Aeronautical Information Management, 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591 or call 1-866-295-8236.

1-1-9. GENERAL NOTICES (GENOTS)

ICAO does not issue, modify, or cancel telephony/identifier assignments, as does the FAA through GENOTs. If there appears to be a conflict between published data and GENOT data, use the GENOT data. Then make pen and ink changes to reflect the GENOT data.

1-1-10. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

This publication may be purchased from the U.S. Government Printing Office. Address subscription inquiries to:

Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
P.O. Box 979050
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000
Online: http://bookstore.gpo.gov

FAA air traffic publications are also available on the FAA's web site at: http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/

1-1-11. DISTRIBUTION

This order is distributed to select offices in Washington and Regional Headquarters; all ATO Service Area Offices, field facilities, Airport District Offices, Flight Standards District Offices, the William J. Hughes Technical Center, the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, all International Aviation Field Offices, and the interested aviation public.

 
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