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FAA Issues List of Air Traffic Control Towers Slated to Close Because of the Sequester

The Federal Aviation Administration today, March 22, 2013, issued the list of the 149 contract towers it will close over a four week period beginning on April 7, 2013, as part of the FAA’s effort to deal with the effect … Continue reading

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Closing Air Traffic Control Towers As A Result of the Sequester Just the Latest Chapter of Ongoing Dilemma About Little Used Air Traffic Towers

On February 22, 2013, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta issued a two-page letter stating that in preparation for the budget sequestration the FAA “is making plans to reduce its expenditures by approximately $600 … Continue reading

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