(a) Altimeter setting.
(b) Ceiling and visibility if the ceiling at the airport of intended landing is reported below
1,000 feet or below the highest circling minimum, whichever is greater, or if the visibility is less than 3
(c) Any known changes classified as special weather observations as soon as possible.
Special weather observations need not be issued after they are included in the ATIS broadcast and the
pilot states the appropriate ATIS broadcast code.
(d) Pertinent information on known airport conditions if they are considered necessary to the
safe operation of the aircraft concerned.
(e) Lost communication procedure as specified in d below.
(2) Before starting final approach--
NOTE: The transmissions in (a) and (b) below are given together and usually with the initial vector.
(a) Inform the aircraft of the approach type, runway, airport, heliport, or other point, as
appropriate, to which the approach will be made. Specify the airport name when the approach will be to
a secondary airport.
PHRASEOLOGY: THIS WILL BE A P-A-R (or SURVEILLANCE) APPROACH TO RUNWAY
(name) AIRPORT, RUNWAY (number)
(name) AIRPORT (or HELIPORT).
(b) For surveillance approaches, specify the location of the missed approach point (MAP) in
relation to the runway, airport, or heliport.
PHRASEOLOGY: MISSED APPROACH POINT IS (distance)
MILES FROM RUNWAY (or AIRPORT or HELIPORT)