Louisiana lawmakers joined with the U.S. controllers' union and other aviation groups to urge the Federal Aviation Administration to speed up efforts to reopen the control tower at New Orleans Lakefront Airport, which was extensively damaged in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina. All nine members of the Louisiana congressional delegation signed a letter to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, asking the agency to "provide a mobile control tower at Lakefront Airport immediately, restore air traffic ...


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