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

ORDER
JO 7340.2E
Effective Date:
July 24, 2014
 
     

Subject:  Contractions
   
Includes Change 1 dated 11/13/14

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G

Contraction

Definition

Usage

G

Green

ICAO

G

gusts reaching (knots) (weather reports only)

NWS

G/A

ground to air

ICAO

G/A/G

ground to air and air to ground

ICAO

GA

general aviation

GEN

GA

glide angle

GEN

GA

Go ahead, resume sending (to be used in AFS as a procedure signal)

ICAO

GADO

General Aviation District Office

GEN

GALS

gallons

ATC

GBA

give better address

GEN

GBAS

ground-based augmentation system

ICAO

GBL

government bill of lading

GEN

GBR

give better reference

GEN

GC

ground control

GEN

GCA

ground control approach

ICAO 

GCI

ground control intercept

GEN

GCO

ground communication outlet

ATC

GDP

ground delay program

ATC

GDPGM

Ground Delay Program

ATC

GEN

general

GEN

GENOT

general notice

GEN

GEO

geographic

GEN

GEOREF

geographical reference

GEN

GES

ground earth station

ICAO

GHZ

gigahertz

GEN

GIC

GPS Integrity Channel

ATC

GICG

glaze icing

NWS

GLD

glider

ICAO

GLDR

glider

GEN

GLFALSK

Gulf of Alaska

NWS

GLFCAL

Gulf of California

NWS

GLFMEX

Gulf of Mexico

NWS

GLFSTLAWR

Gulf of St. Lawrence

NWS

GLONASS

global navigation satellite system

ICAO

GLONASS

Global orbiting navigation satellite system

ICAO

GLS

GBAS Landing System

ICAO

GMC

Ground movement chart (followed by name/title)

ICAO

GMT

Greenwich Mean Time

GEN

GND

ground

GEN

GNDCK

ground check

ICAO

GNDFG

ground fog

NWS

GNSS

global navigation satellite system (in general)

ICAO

GNTR

generator

GEN

GOV

Governor

GEN

GOVT

government

GEN

GP

glide path

ICAO

GPI

ground point of intercept

ATC

GPS

global positioning system

ICAO

GQA

get quick answer

GEN

GR

hail (greater than 3/4)

METAR

GRAD

gradient

NWS

GRADU

gradual

ICAO

GRASS

grass landing area

ICAO

GRBL

garble

GEN

GRBNKS

Grand Banks

NWS

GRDL

gradual

NWS

GRID

grid point values of processed meteorological data

ICAO

GRTLKS

Great Lakes

NWS

GRVL

gravel

ICAO 

GS

glide slope

GEN

GS

Ground stop

ATC

GS

Ground speed

ATC

GS

snow pellets/small hail (less than 1/4)

METAR

GSA

General Services Administration

GEN

GSDO

General Safety District Office

GEN

GSI

General safety inspector

GEN

GSTS

Gusts

NWS

GSTY

gusty

NWS

GTC

gain time control

ATC

GTCL

Great Circle

GEN

GTR

greater

GEN

GUND

Geoid undulation

ICAO

GV

ground visibility

NWS

GVG

giving

GEN

GVH

government vehicle

GEN

GWT

gross weight

GEN

 

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