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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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He said air control tower lost contact with the jet when it was 6 kilometers away from destination.
The plane had been scheduled to land at Islamabad airport at 6:50pm (1350 GMT), but lost contact with the air control tower at 6:40pm.
Another project worth around $141 million was signed with Carillion Alawi for the construction of a special air control tower as part of the same
 airport project.
The project, also backed by Pembrokeshire Council, would have an educational centre, replica wartime planes and a visitor centre, as well as the existing air control tower.
The resulting one-of-a-kind photographic print features the former air control tower, the runways, and the open expanse that will become the center of the Orange County Great Park.
According to the plan, the extension is low on the list of priorities, being surpassed by the need for more parking space for aircraft and cars and an improvement of the air control tower.
The plane, which was headed to Cordoba, 475 miles north-west of the Argentine capital, lost contact with the air control tower a minute into the flight, said LAPA spokesman Mr Ricardo Wilson.
1 million and centers on the construction of the new FAA air control tower ($31 million), enhancement of gates to accommodate regional jets ($25 million), and on the rehabilitation of terminal roadways ($11.
A new air control tower as well as an Area Control Centre (ACC) with latest air surveillance equipment like voice-automated systems used by air traffic controllers to communicate with pilots are also being built.
Talking to media on Wednesday, he said that however all aspects would be considered during investigations, for which a civil aviation team had already arrived in Islamabad, and had sealed and impounded all conversation record between air control tower and pilot for it's investigations.
The helicopter lost contact with the air control tower after leaving the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday, a Red Cross official said.
The new Riverside facility will allow DHL to utilize current resources available at the March Air Reserve Base such as a 24-hour Air Control Tower, aircraft support equipment and enhanced security measures.