FAA Considered Two-Week Closure Of Airport Tower

NATCA President Paul Rinaldi describes the effect of ATC Zero on air traffic handled by the Indianapolis ARTCC.
Credit: NATCA webcast screenshot/Bill Carey
WASHINGTON—Awaiting guidance from public health authorities, the FAA considered closing the first U.S. air traffic control (ATC) facility affected by the coronavirus for two weeks to prevent the pathogen from spreading, according to the head of the controllers’ union. The FAA first announced an...

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