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control tower

a tower at an airport from which air traffic is controlled

control tower

[kən′trōl ‚tau̇·ər]
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Up in the main control tower, air traffic controllers will be working alongside the Ringmaster for the airshow, who choreographs the running of the air displays in between scheduled passengers flights arriving to and departing from Avalon Airport.
The seven-storey control tower structure stands at 111ft.
To keep up with the growth in traffic, the Egyptian authorities decided to build a third runway and a new control tower to ensure optimal visibility over the extended airport.
The UK's air navigation services provider, NATS, reported that three Scottish control towers, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh, will now implement the technology.
The INTAS consoles are already installed in Airservices new control towers at Broome, Rockhampton, Adelaide and Melbourne airports.
The government states that control towers run by private companies are cheaper to run and as safe as those operated by government controllers, reported The Associated Press.
PHOENIX -- PHOENIX, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport broke ground Monday, May 12, 2003 for construction of a new Federal Aviation Administration airport traffic Control Tower for Sky Harbor Terminal 3.
Serco will continue operations of 54 air traffic control towers from Alaska to California to Colorado.
The announcement follows the introduction of INTAS in newly constructed air traffic control towers in Broome, Rockhampton, Adelaide and Melbourne.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently assessing whether to allow contractors to operate smaller control towers.
It provides for the upgrade of seven enroute control centers, 60 airport control towers and three test and support centers located across Canada.
Dennis Sunshine, President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "For several years, we have been supporting Raytheon to meet program schedule requirements to replace and retrofit air traffic control towers with new backlit keyboards.