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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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In this case, besides the airport control tower (hereinafter called ATC tower) it could be necessary to install navigation, communication, lighting systems and maybe radar or the possibility to receive and display the signals of remote radar.
Limak, with its French partner Aeroports de Lyon, will build a 42,000 square meter terminal building, an 85,000 square meter apron and an airport control tower. The company plans to complete construction in the first half of 2012.
The airplane struck several obstructions and came to rest upright about 200 feet from the base of the airport control tower. Several airport rescue and fire-fighting units responded quickly and fought the fire.
On security and infrastructure operations, the report said GCAA held 19 inspections and audits, prepared 175 airport control tower reports, provided one emergency training course, and issued 6 infrastructure safety and security violation tickets.
It will also build what the Saudi airports authority has described as the world's tallest airport control tower at 133 meters (436 feet), and infrastructure linking the terminal with roads and the planned high- speed railway that will join Jeddah with Makkah and Madinah.
"Ten minutes before the plane arrived at the Orumiyeh airport, the pilot informed the airport control tower that it cannot land due to the bad whether condition ...
Citing examples of increasing presence of the UK firms in Oman, he said that Carillon Alawi recently won a RO56 million contract to build Muscat airport control tower. "This is a very successful UK company," he added, referring to Carillon.
The GCAA report also reviewed aircraft maintenance company certifications, security and infrastructure operations, and airport control tower reports, the Gulf News added.
FEELING THE STRAIN It's a bit too much for one of the Jet2 girls at Newcastle Airport as she fields calls from worried passengers BEAUTY FROM CHAOS The sun sets over the empty airport control tower at Newcastle airport, after an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano grounded all but emergency flights above Britain
validity of all operations at the airport control tower and that the plane was
The paper reported that the pilot of the airplane disregarded orders from the Rafic Hariri International Airport control tower and went in the opposite direction.
409 lost contact with the airport control tower shortly after takeoff and crashed into the sea about 12 kilometres (seven miles) south of the airport.
An Israeli helicopter has fired several missiles at an abandoned airport control tower in the southern Gaza Strip.
Manda said Villaruel had been visiting the airport control tower for the past week requesting certain documents needed for a research.
SECURITY officers shot and killed the Philippines' former top civil aviation administrator, and a navy reserve officer, who had seized the airport control tower in the capital Manila early today.
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