JDA Aviation Technology Solutions (JDA) performed a safety risk assessment on WK Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek and identified a number of potentially high, medium and low risks to aircraft if the tower had been closed due to sequestration.
Airport Control Towers At Risk
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...
TOPEKA, Kansas - Control towers at five airfields in Kansas will stay open now that the Federal Aviation Administration has cancelled plans to close 149 similar towers across the country.
WASHINGTON — The US Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it would be able to keep in service 149 small airport control towers and avoid worker furl
DANBURY, Conn. - After fears of losing the control tower at Danbury airport, the Federal Aviation Administration found the money to keep the tower open. ...
FARGO, North Dakota - The only 24-7 air traffic control tower in the Dakotas will stay open through the night, after North Dakota's congressional delegation pleaded with the Federal Aviation Administration to keep the Fargo facility open at all times.
The Ewing airport’s control tower was one many “low activity” towers that the Federal Aviation Administration had put on the chopping block after mandated federal spending cuts called the sequester went into effect in March.
The towers, which are operated by contractors for the FAA at low-traffic airports, had been scheduled to close June 15. They will now remain open at least through Sept. 30, the end of the federal budget year.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced May 10 that funding will continue at least until the end of the fiscal year to the Cuyahoga County Airport air traffic control tower and 148 other facilities nationwide that were scheduled to close June 15 as a result of $85 billion in federal spending cuts known as the sequestration.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday canceled budget-driven plans to close 149 air traffic control towers at smaller U.S....
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
WILTON -- State Sen. Toni Boucher and several federal and state officials met in Hartford this week to address the closing of control towers at six small airports in Connecticut.
Georgia officials breathed a sigh of relief this week as they got word that federal air-traffic controllers won't be removed from towers at airports in Athens, Albany and Macon in June as had been planned.
DANBURY, Conn. - Connecticut lawmakers have joined together in a bipartisan group to secure funding for the state's small airport towers, includ ...
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.
- State and federal officials, joined Monday by officials from Tweed New Haven Regional Airport and several others that would have been affected by control tower cuts, hailed the FAA's decision to keep towers open, but called for changes to ensure the...
The federal government says the control tower at the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend will not be closed.
OWENSBORO, Ky (5/14/13) – The Owensboro/Daviess County Regional Airport’s control tower has received a brief reprieve once again, as lawmakers in Washington passed a bill authorizing the FAA to mo
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.
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has confirmed that 149 contract air traffic control towers planned for closure next month as a result of federal
Five air traffic control towers in Washington state, part of 149 across the country...
The Nez-Perce County Regional Air Traffic Control Tower will remain open through the end of the fiscal year.
The Department of Transportation announced on Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration...
Plans for the furloughs and the tower closures were announced by the White House earlier this year in an attempt to meet automatic spending cuts that were set to go into effect as a result of the sequestration law required by Congress that endeavored to reduce the U.S. budget deficit.
Officials at the Yakima Air Terminal are breathing a sigh of relief
after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it won't be closing
Yakima's air traffic control tower.