TRAFFIC


  1. A term used by a controller to transfer radar identification of an aircraft to another controller for the purpose of coordinating separation action. Traffic is normally issued:
    1. In response to a handoff or point out,
    2. In anticipation of a handoff or point out, or
    3. In conjunction with a request for control of an aircraft.
  2. A term used by ATC to refer to one or more aircraft.

Source: PCG