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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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7 million air traffic control tower is expected to be in service in 2011, and construction is set to start immediately, Suffolk said.
Using Thales's integrated gate-to-gate solution that encompasses the en route, approach and airport phases, the new Air Traffic Control Tower will be fully operational by 2010.
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.
FAMILIES living near Birmingham International Airport are being given their say on proposals to extend the main runway and build a new air traffic control tower.
The unlicensed radio stations jamming of the Ben-Gurion air traffic control tower frequencies reached new levels Wednesday, resulting in the halting of outgoing flights.
At the base air traffic control tower, Reilly listened to controllers talk to aircrews.
Some dull building types were also successfully reworked, such as Zechner & Zechner's boldly sculptural air traffic control tower at Vienna airport (p76) and Pool Architekten's public housing blocks on the edge of Zurich (p88), which aside from being predictably well made, have great spatial variety and generosity.
A giant multi-million pound air traffic control tower is to be built at the rapidly-expanding Newcastle Airport early next year.
The youngster also jumped into a fire engine, with sister Katie, 15, and brother Daniel, 10, to hitch a ride across the airfield for a tour of the air traffic control tower.
The TAP Air Portugal Airbus A310, carrying 131 passengers and eight crew from Lisbon, was on its approach to the mid-Atlantic islands when a cockpit alarm and the local air traffic control tower warned the pilot of an imminent collision with a twin-engine Beechcraft crossing its path, officials said.
Tishman has performed a significant amount of work for the JFK 2000 project, including a new air traffic control tower, east parking garage, new roadway systems, an employee child-care center, and retail shops in the International Arrivals Building.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-24 October 2002-Sweden: Arlanda's new air traffic control tower makes staff sick (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.

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