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Aviation Terms - L


LAA-

(See LOCAL AIRPORT ADVISORY.)

LAAS-

(See LOW ALTITUDE ALERT SYSTEM.)

LAHSO- An acronym for "Land and Hold Short Operation." These operations include landing and holding short of an intersecting runway, a taxiway, a predetermined point, or an approach/departure flightpath.

LAHSO-DRY- Land and hold short operations on runways that are dry.

LAHSO-WET- Land and hold short operations on runways that are wet (but not contaminated).

LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS- Operations which include simultaneous takeoffs and landings and/or simultaneous landings when a landing aircraft is able and is instructed by the controller to hold-short of the intersecting runway/taxiway or designated hold-short point. Pilots are expected to promptly inform the controller if the hold short clearance cannot be accepted.



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