Beloit Daily News It takes years to understand the science of air traffic control, said Earl Arrowood, air traffic manager at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport near Janesville. The airport's traffic control tower is in danger of losing federal funding through the ...
Airport Control Towers At Risk
Commercial airline flights moved smoothly throughout most of the country on Sunday, the first day air traffic controllers were subject to furloughs resulting from government spending cuts, though some delays appeared in the late evening.
McKinley (R-W.Va.) says the FAA has many other places to cut funding than the
staffing of air traffic control towers.
Mississippi Business Journal (blog) Aviation business professionals say it was glaringly obvious what the Federal Aviation Administration was up to with its initiative to cut off funding to “contract” air traffic control towers. If you want to get a politician's attention, promise to ...
FAA Delays Closure of Air Control Towers
Today, at the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies hearing, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) questioned Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta on the Administration’s decision to disproportionately target FAA Contract Control Towers with sequestration cuts. Administrator Huerta said he did not have the authority to use unobligated funds to keep the towers open – authority Sen. Moran’s blocked amendment to the Continuing Resolution (CR) would have given the FAA.
USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is scaling back the amount of savings it expects from closing 149 towers at small airports around the country. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told the Senate Appropriations subcommittee for ...
State Transportation Board considers writing Congress about FAA tower closures - ATLANTA - The State Transportation Board will decide next month if it should send a letter to Congress urging that the Federal Aviation Administration not close Ben E...
By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Alwyn Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Flight delays of up to 3-1/2 hours are expected at some busy U.S. airports this summer because of furloughs of air-traffic ...
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The FAA says it's out of money to meet cuts caused by sequestration and must cut funding to 149 air traffic control towers, but several lawm...
At a Senate hearing yesterday, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., questioned FAA Administrator Michael Huerta about how the agency decided to close 149 air traffic control towers.
The bill has support and is backed by the American Association of Airport Executives, National Air Transportation Association , and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced it will delay the closures of all 149 federal contract air-traffic control towers until June 15, and Centennial Airport Executive Director Robert Olislagers says he kind of expected it.
The Jackson County Airport's air traffic control tower will lose federal funding Sept. 30 shutting down the tower which was built in 1961.
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Jacob says closing the Ramona tower, a base for aerial firefighting, would endanger public safety.
After some back and forth on the issue, the Ohio State University airport will be keeping its air traffic control tower for a little while longer. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Association (FAA) has announced that it will delay its planned funding cuts for air traffic control towers at 149 airports across the country, including the one at Ohio State.
WILLIAMSTOWN — In another effort to keep the nation’s airports and airspace safe, a West Virginia representative is backing legislation to provide...
ITHACA -- Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane and County Attorney Jonathan Wood provided an update Tuesday night on the county's efforts to prevent the Federal Aviation Administration from closing down the air traffic control tower at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.
MAXWELTON, West Virginia - The Greenbrier County Airport Authority plans to participate in a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration.
The the St. Augustine - St. Johns County Airport Authority may fund its own control...
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport officials say no one was injured, but the incident could have been a disaster.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Al Franken and 16 other senators introduced bipartisan legislation that would keep air traffic control towers across Minnesota open.
The bipartisan Protect Our Skies Act, authored by Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), would prohibit the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from suspending operation of any air traffic control towers through the end of fiscal year 2014, helping to keep air travel safe and local airports strong.
USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is moving ahead with plans to close 149 small air-traffic-control towers across the nation as
part of mandated spending cuts. "We don't have the money to keep them open," Transportation Secretary Ray ...