control tower


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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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Member of the Carew Cheriton Control Tower Martin Hyde secretary strolls in front of the control tower.
2m air traffic control tower boasts the latest technology PICTURES: TONY HALL www.
The new air traffic control tower is located at Terminal 2 and will be put into operations right after its official opening on Wednesday, taking over the duties of the airport older tower at Terminal 1.
Up, cuppa and away: Phillip and Jo Jones from Sheldon enjoy afternoon tea in the new control tower at Birmingham Aiprort.
MIRA chief executive George Gillespie said: "Once complete the new control tower will enhance our proving ground and provide additional capacity as our business continues to grow.
The benefit of the VCF to passengers and airlines alike is that Heathrow can now be kept open even after a significant event affecting the main control tower, with delays and costs associated with such an occurrence significantly reduced.
FOUR Brits were injured yesterday when their holiday plane crashed into a control tower while landing at an airport in Thailand.
26 (ANI): About 30 People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) guards wearing masks on Wednesday took control of Suvarnabhumi Airport's air traffic control tower to check the daily flight schedule.
Last night, both BIA and NATS said the nine-year air traffic control tower and "approach" services contract formed key parts of their expanding businesses.
OK, short final,'' Aune told the pilot in a calm yet earnest radio voice from the VNY control tower.
His past was not checked and he was allowed to run the control tower and given a master key to the building.
Designed by architect Goncalo Sousa Byrne, the new Harbour Control Tower in Lisbon, Portugal, leans slightly out over the River Tejo, clad with red-brown copper sheets of Tecu-Classic.