A prominent U.S. think-tank is proposing a model for consolidating FAA air traffic control facilities in parallel with the NextGen program, and is urging the FAA to create a comprehensive consolidation plan. The Reason Foundation in a new report estimates that the current 20 en-route centers and 167 terminal radar approach control (Tracon) facilities could be replaced by five high-altitude centers, eight integrated control facilities and 38 consolidated Tracons. This could result in ...
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