air traffic control towers

FAA will examine lightning protection at all U.S. airport towers, like the control tower at Los Angeles International Airport. (Getty Images)

FAA To Examine Airport Towers

After a lightning strike injured a controller at BWI, the FAA will test lightning protection systems for airport towers.

02/06/2014

An air traffic controller works the tower at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Md., on March 21, 2013. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA To Close 149 Air Traffic Control Towers

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will close 149 air traffic control towers at small airports around the country because of federal budget cuts.

03/22/2013

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