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Guidebook for Energy Facilities Compatibility with Airports and Airspace (2014)

Chapter: Appendix A - List of Acronyms and Technical Terminology

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A - List of Acronyms and Technical Terminology." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2014. Guidebook for Energy Facilities Compatibility with Airports and Airspace. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22399.
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A-1 List of Acronyms and Technical Terminology Acronym Full Term 14F Hamlin Municipal Airport A/R Anti-reflective AC Advisory Circular ACC Air-Cooled Condenser ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADO FAA Airport District Office ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance — Broadcast AFD Airport/Facility Directory AGL (Distance) Above Ground Level AIC Aeronautical Information Circular AIDS FAA Accident/Incident Data System AIM FAA Aeronautical Information Manual ALP Airport Layout Plan AMSL (Distance) Above Mean Sea Level ANC Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport AOA Air Operations Area AOPA Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association APP FAA Office of Airport Planning and Programming ARAP Adjunct Radar Analysis Processor ARP FAA Airports organization ARTCC Air Route Traffic Control Center ASDE-X Airport Surface Detection Equipment — Model X ASR Air Surveillance Radar ASRS FAA Aviation Safety Reporting System AT OES FAA Air Traffic Obstruction Evaluation Office AT OSG FAA Air Traffic Operation Service Group ATC Air Traffic Control ATCT Air Traffic Control Tower ATO FAA Air Traffic Organization AWEA American Wind Energy Association BLM U.S. Bureau of Land Management BOEM U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Btu/BTU British thermal unit CAA United Kingdom (UK) Civil Aviation Authority CAP UK CAA Civil Aviation Publication CASA Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority A p p e n d i x A

A-2 CEC California Energy Commission CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics CFR U.S. Code of Federal Regulations CO2 Carbon Dioxide COTS Commercial Off-the-Shelf CREZ Competitive Renewable Energy Zone CSP Concentrating Solar Power CSPP Construction Safety Phasing Plan Data Comm Data Communications dBsm Decibel per Square Meter DEN Denver International Airport DFW Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security DME Distance Measuring Equipment DNI Direct Normal Irradiance DoD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DOI U.S. Department of Interior DOT U.S. Department of Transportation EERE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy EIA U.S. Energy Information Agency EMI Electomagnetic Interference EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ERCOT Electric Reliability Council of Texas FAA U.S. Federal Aviation Administration FAR U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulation FERC U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FMS Flight Management System FMV Fair Market Value FOD Foreign Objects Debris FP FAA Office of Flight Procedures FS FAA Office of Flight Standards G G-force (Unit of Physical Force Measurement) GA General Aviation GPS Global Positioning System GUI Graphical User Interface GW Gigawatt HMMH Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. HMR Helicopter Main Route HRSG Heat Recovery Steam Generator IDI Jimmy Stewart Airport IFC International Finance Corporation IFR Instrument Flight Rules IFT&E Interagency Field Test and Evaluation Program ILS Instrument Landing System IMC Instrument Meteorological Conditions IRAC NTIA Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee JLUS DoD Joint Land Use Study JPDO Joint Planning and Development Office kV Kilovolts LIDAR Light Direction and Ranging (Technology) m/s Meters per Second

A-3 MET Meteorological Evaluation Tower MHT Manchester-Boston Regional Airport MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MOA Military Operations Area MSL (Distance Above) Mean Sea Level MTI Moving Target Indicator MTD Moving Target Detection MW Megawatt NAAA National Agricultural Aviation Association NAS National Airspace System NASDAC FAA National Aviation Safety Data Analysis Center NAVAID Navigational Aid NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NextGen Next Generation Air Transportation NHTSA National Highway Transportation Safety Administration NM/nm Nautical Miles NOAA U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOTAM Notice to Airmen NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council NTAP Notice to Airmen Publication NTIA U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration NTSB U.S. National Transportation Safety Board OAPM FAA Optimization of Airspace & Procedures in the Metroplex OEA Office of Economic Adjustment OE/AAA FAA Obstruction Evaluation/Airport Airspace Analysis OFA Object Free Area OPD Optimized Profile Descent P.L. U.S. Public Law PAT Plot Amplitude Thresholds PBN Performance-Based Navigation PD Probability of Detection PV Photovoltaics RADAR/radar Radio Direction and Ranging (Technology) RAG Radio Azimuth Gate RCS Radar Cross Section REPI DoD Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration RNAV Area Navigation RNP Required Navigation Performance RPS Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards RPZ Runway Protection Zone RVSM Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum SACTI Seasonal Annual Cooling Tower Impact SGHAT Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool SMS Safety Management System SNL Sandia National Laboratories SOC Systems Operations Center SRM Safety Risk Management SSR Secondary Surveillance Radar SWW Hamlin and Avenger Field Airport Tech Ops FAA Office of Technical Operations TERPS U.S. Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures TLS Target Level of Safety

A-4 TRACON Terminal Radar Approach Control TRANSCOM U.S. Transportation Command TRB Transportation Research Board UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems USAF U.S. Air Force USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture VFR Visual Flight Rules Vision 100 Vision 100 — Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act (P.L. 108-176) VMC Visual Meteorological Conditions VOR VHF Omnidirectional Range VORTAC VHF Omnidirectional Range/Tactical Aircraft Control WTG Wind Turbine Generator

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 108: Guidebook for Energy Facilities Compatibility with Airports and Airspace describes processes to plan, develop, and construct energy production and transmission technologies at and around airports. The guidebook emphasizes aviation safety practices in order to help ensure a safe and efficient national air system while still helping to meet U.S. domestic energy production needs.

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