FAA delays closure of Witham Field tower until mid-June, along with 149 previously scheduled

 

The Federal Aviation Administration has decided to delay the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June, including Witham Field tower in Stuart.

From NPR: The Associated Press reports that “trade groups representing companies that operate the towers under contract for FAA filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court in Washington.”  The first 24 closures, adds the AP, were scheduled to take effect on Sunday.

For the story: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/05/176356392/faa-will-delay-closure-of-149-air-traffic-control-towers-until-june

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