The high-tech array will provide an enhanced view and situational awareness of the airport environment and Class D airspace that will be superior to that of a traditional airport traffic control tower
, with construction, operational and staffing costs dramatically lower than necessary with a traditional control tower.
The first section consists of an airport traffic control tower
, two landing fields and hangars.
KABUL (PAN): An airport traffic control tower
, jointly funded by the US and the Afghan government, was inaugurated at the Institute of Civil Aviation in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said.
Since Congress allowed the FAA's last extension to expire on 22 July dozens of construction projects across the country have been issued "stop work orders," including a USD6m project to demolish the decommissioned FAA Airport Traffic Control Tower
at LaGuardia International Airport that employed 40 New York area workers, the FAA said.
THE FEDERAL AVIATION Administration has dedicated its new 233ft (71m) high airport traffic control tower
at New York's LaGuardia Airport.