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Old Sep 24, 05, 11:53 am
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It's for the ATIS Updated Information

Airports broadcast a short blurb of information on current operations (including weather conditions, wind speed direction, closed runways/taxiways, etc.) on a frequency that pilots listen to on approach. Everytime the report is updated, it is given the next letter designation in the phonetic alphabet. ATC is just ensuring the inbound pilots are aware of the most up-to-date information.

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/MAEL/ag/atis.htm

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