ASR Approaches

Nearly gone, these last-resort radar-only procedures used to be far more common, but remain a viable way to get down through the muck when youre out of other options.

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Before the advent of GPS approaches, most civilian approach control facilities provided Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) approaches, usually as a back-up to pilot-nav approaches. Many are now gone but some airports still have them. In Florida, only two civilian airports have ASR approaches: Key West and Tallahassee, at opposite ends of the state. However, there are seven military airports with ASR approaches.
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