cleared for the option

cleared for the option

An expression used to indicate ATC (air traffic control) authorization for an arriving aircraft to make a touch-and-go, low approach, missed approach, stop-and-go, or full-stop landing, at the discretion of the pilot.
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Tower: "Not a problem, Skylane 39T, cleared for the option.
At 04:34:46, the flight was cleared for the option to land on Runway 1.