Germany’s DFS: Remote Tower Air Traffic Control Proving Successful

WASHINGTON—Air traffic controllers in three months have handled 2,200 flights at Saarbrücken International Airport (SCN) in western Germany from a remote facility 450 km (280 mi.) away, German national air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugischerung said Mar. 6. DFS started controlling...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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