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

Definition

Contraction

Usage

gain time control

GTC

ATC

gallons

GALS

ATC

garble

GRBL

GEN

GBAS Landing System

GLS

ICAO

general

GEN

GEN

general aviation

GA

GEN

General Aviation District Office

GADO

GEN

general notice

GENOT

GEN

General Safety District Office

GSDO

GEN

general safety inspector

GSI

GEN

General Services Administration

GSA

GEN

generator

GNTR

GEN

geographic

GEO

GEN

geographical reference

GEOREF

GEN

Geoid undulation

GUND

ICAO

get quick answer

GQA

GEN

gigahertz

GHZ

GEN

give better address

GBA

GEN

give better reference

GBR

GEN

giving

GVG

GEN

glaze icing

GICG

NWS

glide angle

GA

GEN

glide path

GP

ICAO

glide slope

GS

GEN

glider

GLD

ICAO

glider

GLDR

GEN

global navigation satellite system

GLONASS

ICAO

global navigation satellite system (in general)

GNSS

ICAO

Global orbiting navigation satellite system

GLONASS

ICAO

global positioning system

GPS

ICAO

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

GA

ICAO

government

GOVT

GEN

government bill of lading

GBL

GEN

government vehicle

GVH

GEN

Governor

GOV

GEN

GPS Integrity Channel

GIC

ATC

gradient

GRAD

NWS

gradual

GRADU

ICAO

gradual

GRDL

NWS

Grand Banks

GRBNKS

NWS

grass landing area

GRASS

ICAO

gravel

GRVL

ICAO

Great Circle

GTCL

GEN

Great Lakes

GRTLKS

NWS

Great Lakes Region, FAA

AGL

GEN

greater

GTR

GEN

green

G

ICAO

Greenwich Mean Time

GMT

GEN

Greenwich Mean Time

Z

GEN

grid point values of processed meteorological data

GRID

ICAO

gross weight

GWT

GEN

ground

GND

GEN

ground-based augmentation system

GBAS

ICAO

ground check

GNDCK

ICAO

ground communication outlet

GCO

ATC

ground control

GC

GEN

ground control approach

GCA

ICAO

ground control intercept

GCI

GEN

ground delay program

GDPGM

ATC

ground delay program

GDP

ATC

ground earth station

GES

ICAO

ground fog

GNDFG

NWS

ground movement chart (followed by name/title)

GMC

ICAO

ground point of intercept

GPI

ATC

ground speed

GS

ATC

ground stop

GS

ATC

ground to air

G/A

ICAO

ground to air and air to ground

G/A/G

ICAO

ground visibility

GV

NWS

Gulf of Alaska

GLFALSK

NWS

Gulf of California

GLFCAL

NWS

Gulf of Mexico

GLFMEX

NWS

Gulf of St. Lawrence

GLFSTLAWR

NWS

gusts

GSTS

NWS

gusts reaching (knots) (weather reports only)

G

NWS

gusty

GSTY

NWS

 

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