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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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Combined with Thales's Surface Movement Guidance Control System(3), Distance Measuring Equipment(4) and multilalteration(5) systems, the new Air Traffic Control Tower will enhance traffic safety and security with the latest state-of-the-art tools, including an unprecedented system of safeguards for approach control.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioned Jacobs of Arlington, Virginia, to design a new, modern air traffic control tower for LaGuardia Airport to replace the existing air traffic control tower, cab and base building.
This project includes a new 5 story air traffic control tower approximately 25 x 25 , and 1 story base building approximately 15 x 20 .
Leesburg Executive Airport is one of the top three ranked General Aviation (GA) airports in Virginia for both operations and based aircraft, but currently is not served by an air traffic control tower.
The new air traffic control tower is located at Terminal 2 and will be put into operations right after its official opening on Wednesday, taking over the duties of the airport older tower at Terminal 1.
James Morgan, Area Director at Morgan Sindall, said: "Securing the contract for the new air traffic control tower is testament to the expertise we've developed in the UK aviation sector and our ability to consistently deliver on time and to budget.
The company added that at London International Airport the limited height of the air traffic control tower and the steady pace of pilots training with small aircraft at a nearby flight school contribute to a non-optimal level of visibility of the controlled airport areas.
said that it recently helped break ground on a new air traffic control tower for Barnstable Municipal Airport.
Mr Murray said the only person in the air traffic control tower was an air controller who was distracted by maintenance crews.
Just prior to the South Korean airliner's unauthorized departure run, the air traffic control tower issued a takeoff authorization for a helicopter from the helipad located on a taxiway, the officials said.
FAMILIES living near Birmingham International Airport are being given their say on proposals to extend the main runway and build a new air traffic control tower.
BRITAIN'S most advanced air traffic control tower was today unveiled on Tyneside.
The project will include reconfiguring runways and adding an air traffic control tower, among other things.
The plane, carrying 131 passengers and eight crew from Lisbon, was on its approach to the mid-Atlantic islands when a cockpit alarm and the air traffic control tower warned the pilot of an imminent collision with a small plane crossing its path.
The storms forced Barcelona Airport to close for most of the day and even when it re-opened later, the air traffic control tower was flooded and out of use.
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