Controllers: The following abbreviations can be used in the vatSys ATIS Editor to abbreviate the text ATIS and have the full text spoken in the ATIS audio. In addition to those below, vatSys also supports the standard weather abbreviations found in METARs.
Pilots: Use the table below to interpret ATIS text abbreviations.
Abbreviation Spoken ABV above ACFT aircraft APCH approach APRV approval ARR arrivals ARRS arrivals AVBL available BLW below BTN between CCT circuit CL centre line DEG degrees DEP departures DEPS departures DIR direction DLA delay DLAS delays DME D M E EIA expect instrument approach EXP expect FT feet FM from FREQ frequency GLS G L S HIAL high intensity approach lighting HIRL high intensity runway lighting HLDG holding ILS I L S INDEP independent INST instrument INSTR instrument LAHSO land and hold short operations LGT light MAX maximum MIN minimum MINS minutes MOD moderate NAVBL not available NDB N D B NE north east OPP opposite OPR operational OPS operations PARL parallel PDC pre departure clearance PROG progress RECIP reciprocal REQ request REQD required RNP R N P RWY runway RWYS runways rwynumberL AND R rwynumber left and right rwynumberL AND C rwynumber left and centre rwynumberC AND R rwynumber centre and right rwynumberL rwynumber left rwynumberR rwynumber right rwynumberC rwynumber centre SEV severe SIMUL simultaneous THRU through TRL transition level TURB turbulence TW tailwind TWY taxiway TWYS taxiways TIL until VOR V O R XW crosswind
Replace rwynumber with the number of the runway (eg 19)