Final Approach

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FINAL APPROACH [ICAO]- That part of an instrument approach procedure which commences at the specified final approach fix or point, or where such a fix or point is not specified.

a. At the end of the last procedure turn, base turn or inbound turn of a racetrack procedure, if specified; or

b. At the point of interception of the last track specified in the approach procedure; and ends at a point in the vicinity of an aerodrome from which:

1. A landing can be made; or
2. A missed approach procedure is initiated.

From the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge:

Final approach - Part of an instrument approach procedure in which alignment and descent for landing are accomplished.