Controllers moved into a new tower at Orlando airport on the weekend, which according to the FAA is now the tallest control tower in North America. The 345-foot tower is 126 feet higher than the old tower at Orlando, and cost the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority $28.7 million to construct. It includes an 11,700-square-foot base building, which houses electronics equipment and administrative offices. The Orlando terminal radar approach control (TRACON) center will remain in the old ...


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