FAA plans to evaluate about 25 terminal radar approach control (Tracon) facilities by Oct. 1, kick-starting an effort to create a comprehensive, detailed air traffic facility consolidation and realignment plan as part of NextGen’s development, agency Administrator Michael Huerta says. The evaluations, part of a broader congressional mandate, will for the first time include specific metrics created to help FAA determine how, or whether, each facility fits into the agency’s NextGen support ...


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