COLUMBUS -- The air traffic control towers at both Bolton Field and The Ohio State University Airpor
Airport Control Towers At Risk
The tower in Groton is one of 149 regional airport control towers to close starting next month due to budget cuts.
The Columbus and Monroe County airports are set to close in June and September, but officials hope they may still be spared.
Beckley Register-Herald MAXWELTON — The Greenbrier County Airport Authority voted unanimously to join dozens of other airport-related agencies in a lawsuit challenging the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to close 150 air-traffic control towers. Several lawsuits ...
DeSoto County Supervisors today joined the fight to keep the control tower open at the County’s only airport
Days before the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was set to shutter air traffic control towers under the sequestration, the government agency delayed the decision until June.Read more on PeterGreenberg.com
The News-Press - The bill filed on Tuesday would prohibit the Federal Aviation Administration from closing any air traffic control towers. The FAA says it's still planning to go ahead with the closings, on June 15. In Fort Myers, Lee County Port Authority's chief ...
n a recent letter, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and a bipartisan group of six other Senate and House aviation leaders urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prevent the closure of 149 air traffic control towers across the country.
The 149 contract towers – which are operated by contractors for the FAA – are scheduled to close on June 15.
STUART — Two bills in Congress could be the salvation of Witham Field’s air traffic control tower, along with 148 others facing closure by mid-June.
The St. Augustine-St. Johns County Airport Authority may fund control tower operations...
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The FAA wants to shutdown local air traffic control towers to save money. The move will not only cost people jobs but one lawmaker says it could put people in danger.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that it will delay until June 15 the closure of 149 air-traffic control towers that were slated to be shut down starting Sunday.The goal is to...
The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and According to the latest FAA estimates, Courtney said, the tower will cost about $40,000 per month to remain operational. Projects supported through state entitlement funding usually ... But because running an air traffic control tower is not one of the ...
Washington • Rep. Rob Bishop wants to know if the Defense Department signed off on the plan to close the control tower at Ogden’s airport, just a few miles from Hill Air Force Base. And on Thursday, he had the chance to directly ask Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. “It’s a quick answer. I don’t know,” Hagel responded. The working relationship between the base and the airport is at the crux ...
Political parties work to save control towers from closure
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We heard about parts of it before, but Wednesday, President Obama sent Congress the whole thing - his $3.8 trillion spending plan.
Legislation was introduced in the House on Wednesday to block the closure of 149 air traffic control towers because of mandatory budget cuts under sequestration.
Today, Congressmen Tom Cotton (AR-04), Bruce Braley (IA-01), and Richard Hudson (NC-08) issued a statement on the introduction of H.R. 1432, the Air Traffic Control Tower Funding Restoration Act, which restores funding for contractor-operated air-traffic-control towers without appropriating new funds.
The Cuyahoga County Airport control tower was scheduled to close May 7 because of the FAA's required $637 million in budget cuts under sequestration.
The federal government will delay closing 149 airport control towers nationwide, including the tower at Dubuque Regional Airport.
Acknowledging safety concerns, the FAA postponed until June 15 a plan to close air traffic control towers at 149 smaller airports across the country. The Kinston airport tower had been scheduled to close Sunday, followed in a few weeks by four more in North Carolina.
CBS2 Chicago CHICAGO (CBS) – Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight. WBBM ...
FAA extends tower closure date. - Federal Aviation Administration
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