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An angular offset of the localizer from the runway extended
center line, in a direction away from the no transgression zone
(NTZ) that increases the normal operating zone (NOZ) width. An
offset requires a 50-foot increase in the decision height (DH) and
is not authorized for CAT II and CAT III approaches.
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