2-4-19. FACILITY IDENTIFICATION

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  • 2-4-19. FACILITY IDENTIFICATION

    Identify facilities as follows:

    1. Airport traffic control towers. State the name of the facility followed by the word “tower.” Where military and civil airports are located in the same general area and have similar names, state the name of the military service followed by the name of the military facility and the word “tower.”
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Columbus Tower.” “Barksdale Tower.”
      • “Navy Jacksonville Tower.”
    2. Air route traffic control centers. State the name of the facility followed by the word “center.”
    3. Approach control facilities, including RAPCONs, RATCFs, and ARACs. State the name of the facility followed by the word “approach.” Where military and civil facilities are located in the same general area and have similar names, state the name of the military service followed by the name of the military facility and the word “approach.”
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Denver Approach.”
      • “Griffiss Approach.”
      • “Navy Jacksonville Approach.”
    4. Functions within a terminal facility. State the name of the facility followed by the name of the function.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Boston Departure.”
      • “La Guardia Clearance Delivery.” “O’Hare Ground.”
    5. When calling or replying on an interphone line which connects only two non-VSCS equipped facilities, you may omit the facility name.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Bradford High, Handoff.”
    6. FAA flight service stations. State the name of the station followed by the word “radio.”
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Altoona Radio.”
    7. Radar facilities having ASR or PAR but not providing approach control service. State the name of the facility, followed by the letters “G-C-A.”
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Corpus Christi G-C-A.”
      • “Davison G-C-A.”
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