RAPCON

AcronymDefinition
RAPCONRadar Approach Control
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Air traffic over Okinawa currently is controlled from the Kadena base under the Kadena Rapcon system.
On July 12,2001, Kansas City Air Route Traffic Control Center (Center) advised Whiteman Radar Approach Control Facility (RAPCON) of a crippled air carrier jet that needed to land immediately The airliner, an MD-80 with 138 passengers and crew, lost its left engine and had smoke in the cabin and cockpit.
On April 4, 2001, the Tower, Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) and Airfield Management (AM), which comprise the 4th Operations Support Squadron's Airfield Operations Flight at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, joined forces to avert potential disaster for a crippled F-15E.