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Tue, Dec 07, 2010

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.07.10): Intermediate Fix/Initial Approach Waypoint

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Intermediate Fix/Initial Approach Waypoint

The waypoint where the final approach course of a T approach meets the crossbar of the T. When designated (in conjunction with a TAA) this waypoint will be used as an IAWP when approaching the airport from certain directions, and as an IFWP when beginning the approach from another IAWP.

FMI: www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/pcg/I.HTM

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