The Texas Transportation Commission is providing up to $2 million to ensure the continued operation of 14 contract towers that are set to lose federal funding. The towers are among 149 contract towers that are slated to lose federal funding beginning June 15 as part of FAA’s attempt to meet mandatory budget cuts under sequestration. More than a dozen communities, the American Association of Airport Executives and its affiliate U.S. Contract Tower Association are suing FAA over its ...


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