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a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport

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Alvaro Siza was asked to design an office and administration building for the college rector on a site adjacent to an abandoned air control tower on the edge of the campus.
Soon, of course, Russell and Nick are fighting it out, first in the air control tower and then on the ground.
The first sign of trouble came at 10:08am (1508 BST), as Air Force Staff Sgt James Hicks sat in his air control tower.
The air control tower is not manned during late-night hours, but the airport remains open for incoming flights 24 hours a day.
Another big piece is the air control tower, which is 12 stories high and has no elevator.
Work to install equipment in the recently completed 97 metre-high air control tower (ATC) will begin soon.
He said air control tower lost contact with the jet when it was 6 kilometers away from destination.
The plane had been scheduled to land at Islamabad airport at 6:50pm (1350 GMT), but lost contact with the air control tower at 6:40pm.
Another project worth around $141 million was signed with Carillion Alawi for the construction of a special air control tower as part of the same
 airport project.
Erzurum Airport Air Control Tower gave alarm as "Aircraft being kidnapped".
The project, also backed by Pembrokeshire Council, would have an educational centre, replica wartime planes and a visitor centre, as well as the existing air control tower.
The earthquake damage at the airport included a shortening of the runway to 1,800 metres from the normal 2,100 metres and the destruction of the air control tower.
The plane, which was headed to Cordoba, 475 miles north-west of the Argentine capital, lost contact with the air control tower a minute into the flight, said LAPA spokesman Mr Ricardo Wilson.
1 million and centers on the construction of the new FAA air control tower ($31 million), enhancement of gates to accommodate regional jets ($25 million), and on the rehabilitation of terminal roadways ($11.
A new air control tower as well as an Area Control Centre (ACC) with latest air surveillance equipment like voice-automated systems used by air traffic controllers to communicate with pilots are also being built.