7-1-3. APPROACH CONTROL SERVICE FOR VFR ARRIVING AIRCRAFT

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  • 7-1-3. APPROACH CONTROL SERVICE FOR VFR ARRIVING AIRCRAFT

    Issue the following where procedures have been established for arriving VFR aircraft to contact approach control for landing information:

    1. Wind, runway, and altimeter setting at the airport of intended landing. This information may be omitted if contained in the ATIS broadcast and the pilot states the appropriate ATIS code or if the pilot uses the phrase, “have numbers.”

      NOTE: Pilot use of “have numbers” does not indicate receipt of the ATIS broadcast.

    2. Traffic information on a workload permitting basis.
    3. Time or place at which the aircraft is to contact the tower on local control frequency for further landing information.
    4. An aircraft may be instructed to contact approach control for landing and traffic information upon initial contact with the tower.
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