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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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In this case, besides the airport control tower (hereinafter called ATC tower) it could be necessary to install navigation, communication, lighting systems and maybe radar or the possibility to receive and display the signals of remote radar.
He also saw the high-fidelity airport control tower simulator called, "Future Flight Central", used by NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration and other industry partners for joint research on next-generation air traffic management.
The Associated Press says workers in the airport control tower alerted authorities after they observed the 49-year-old man N identified as Robert Bump N climb a Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport fence and run out onto the tarmac and toward a taxiway.
The project comprises a second airport control tower, train station, parking facilities and an airside Intra Airport Transit (IAT).
It will also build what the Saudi airports authority has described as the world's tallest airport control tower at 133 meters and infrastructure linking the terminal with roads and the planned high-speed Haramain railway that will join Jeddah with Makkah and Madinah.
Limak, with its French partner Aeroports de Lyon, will build a 42,000 square meter terminal building, an 85,000 square meter apron and an airport control tower.
The airplane struck several obstructions and came to rest upright about 200 feet from the base of the airport control tower.
The GCAA conducted 18 inspections and audits of hazardous material shippers, prepared 220 airport control tower reports, and held 48 meetings regarding security and infrastructure.
On security and infrastructure operations, the report said GCAA held 19 inspections and audits, prepared 175 airport control tower reports, provided one emergency training course, and issued 6 infrastructure safety and security violation tickets.
It will also build what the Saudi airports authority has described as the world's tallest airport control tower at 133 meters (436 feet), and infrastructure linking the terminal with roads and the planned high- speed railway that will join Jeddah with Makkah and Madinah.
Ten minutes before the plane arrived at the Orumiyeh airport, the pilot informed the airport control tower that it cannot land due to the bad whether condition .
Citing examples of increasing presence of the UK firms in Oman, he said that Carillon Alawi recently won a RO56 million contract to build Muscat airport control tower.

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