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Airport control tower not a done deal

Sun Sentinel

The federal money to pay for the control tower at Boca Raton Airport may have come through for now, but the airport authority isn't counting on budget money past Sept. 30.Five vendors have responded...

Ithaca Airport Tower to Remain Open | News

The Lansing Star Online

The U S Department of Transportation announced Friday that it will restore the funding needed to support continued operation of the Ithaca air traffic control tower as well as 148 other airport

Law preserves airport safety | The Columbus Dispatch

It’s good news for Columbus and scores of other U.S. communities that swift congressional action will allow air-control towers at 149 small airports to remain open through at least September. Ohio State University’s Don Scott Field and Bolton Field, managed by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, were among the scores of airports whose control towers had faced FAA staffing cuts blamed on budget sequestration.

FAA to staff 72 airport control towers at night

Officials gave no reason for the decision to keep the 72 towers open at night. Air traffic controller furloughs are set to last through September, the end of the U.S. fiscal year, and are expected to save about $200 million.

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