outer fix


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outer fix

[′au̇d·ər ′fiks]
(navigation)
A fix in the destination terminal area, other than the approach fix, to which aircraft are normally cleared by an air route traffic-control center or a terminal area traffic-control facility, and from which aircraft are cleared to the approach fix or final approach course.

outer fix

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A general term used in ATC (air traffic control) to describe fixes in the terminal area, other than the final approach fix, to which aircraft are normally cleared by ATC and from which they are cleared to approach for the final approach fix or the final approach course.