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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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Jacobs designed both the Newark Air Traffic Control Tower and Phoenix Sky Harbor Air Traffic Control Tower profiled in the exhibit, and a third tower at Dulles International Airport is profiled in the monograph supplementing the exhibit.
The nation's second-tallest control tower is under construction at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina.
"Air Traffic Control Towers provide vital services ensuring that airports are safer for pilots and passengers at airports across the country," said Dan Allen, Serco Inc.'s Chairman and Chief Executive officer.
Supply chain control towers can be designed for several business outcomes.
The current trend, albeit one still in its infancy, is an organizational structure known as a supply chain control tower. The control tower concept-a centralized, shared service-has been around for some time, but successful implementation that achieves its full promise has frequently been frustrated by issues related to trading partner connectivity: That is, getting all the players linked in an integrated fashion to improve supply chain visibility and performance.
"We have received complaints from the airport control tower officials and pilots on the use of these laser beams."
BIRMINGHAM'S newest landmark - the airport's air traffic control tower - has scooped two major gongs.
Earlier this month, the FAA estimated that 189 contract air traffic control towers will close because of the sequester.
Ferrovial and NATS said the JV will have some 200 staff available to operate the towers and could bring more.Country: , SpainSector: Air TransportType: JVStatus: AgreedComment: Ferronats to participate in AENA's auction for 13 air traffic control towers.
ON OCTOBER 21, Cairo International Airport's new control tower was unveiled by Egyptian President, Hosni Moubarak.
NAV CANADA, the Canadian civil air navigation services provider, has announced that three additional air traffic control towers in the UK will be using its technology.
Also adding to the revamping of the industry are new control towers and radar systems to be implemented in airports nationwide, said Manny Weiss, regional executive manager of the FAA.