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.
Airport Control Towers At Risk
The Federal Aviation Administration has canceled the previously announced closures of 149 airport traffic control towers across the country, including towers in Ramona, San Diego, Pacoima, Lancaster, Fullerton and Riverside.
Castle Airport's air traffic control tower will remain open until the end of September, county officials announced Friday.
After a recent scare that threatened air traffic control towers at airports around the Bay area, officials in Hernando County said thier tower will stay funded.
The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, the Transportation Department said Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration has decided not to eliminate midnight shifts...
The 149 air traffic control towers that were slated to close this summer because of the federal sequestration will remain open until at least September, federal officials said Friday.
Airport traffic control towers in Riverside will remain operational, after being targeted for closure because of federal budget cuts.
Supervisor Dianne Jacob said a long-term fix is still needed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday canceled budget-driven plans to close 149 air traffic control towers at smaller U.S. airports, two weeks after Congress passed legislation to end air traffic controller furloughs that had delayed flights.
The air traffic control tower at Grand Strand Airport in North Myrtle Beach will get to stay open after all.
The Oxnard Airport control tower — scheduled to close in mid-June — will remain open at least through September thanks to a Federal Aviation Administration reprieve Friday.
Airport traffic control towers that had been targeted for closure due to federal budget cuts, including two in San Diego County, will remain open thanks to funding the Federal Aviation Administration received to end employee furloughs, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Friday.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- After several weeks of indecision, the Obama administration has decided against closing 149 contractor-run air traffic control towers due to sweeping budget cuts. Those include t...
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Departments says 149 control towers at small airports that were slated for closure will remain — open at least through Sept. 30.
The nationwide shutdown of 149 federal contract air traffic control towers – including two towers in San Diego – has been delayed once again, this time through September.
The 149 air traffic control towers that were scheduled to close this summer because of federal sequestration will remain open until at least September, government officials said Friday.
ATWATER — Castle Airport's air traffic control tower will remain open until the end of September, county officials announced Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration decided Friday to continue funding the 149 FAA-contracted airport towers, including the one at Castle Airport, until the end of the federal fiscal year.
The Piedmont Triad International Airport has dodged a proverbial bullet, with the...
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The Federal Aviation Administration has dropped plans to close Roanoke's air traffic control tower overnight.
Washington — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he plans to make a decision in the coming days about whether the administration will be able to keep open 149 airport control towers operated by private contractors in the wake of a vote by Congress.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it will keep open 72 airport towers and...
It meets traffic standards, the Hernando County Commission is told.
WASHINGTON — Seventy-two airport towers and other air traffic control facilities that were slated to close at night due to budget cuts will get to stay open, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday. The FAA had announced earlier this year that it would eliminate midnight shifts of air traffic controllers at 69 airport towers, two regional approach control facilities and one combination tower and approach control facility in order to meet across-the-board, automatic spending cuts required by Congress.