The FAA will pay for a new, seismic-resistant, 228-ft., control tower at San Francisco International. San Francisco gets to spend up to $80 million for construction and will manage the project under FAA oversight. The new tower design is a collaboration between local controllers the National Air Traffic Controllers Association and SFO airport officials and incorporates controller-friendly features. In addition to its increased height, controller consoles will be arranged to allow controllers ...

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