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AOPA Joins Industry Letter Asking Congress To Preserve Contract Tower Funding

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) joined in a letter with other aviation industry groups asking Congress to preserve the funding for contracted air traffic control towers. AOPA President Mark Baker signed the letter along with the leaders … Continue reading

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Possible Tower Closings In The Midwest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nationwide, as many as 173 air traffic control towers could close on April 7, 2013, as a result of the sequestration cuts by the federal government. Air traffic control “contract” towers in the Midwest slated for closure … Continue reading

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