FAA Increasingly Relying On ATC Contingency Plans

A technician assigned to the tower at New York JFK tested positive for COVID-19.
Credit: Joe Pries
WASHINGTON—The FAA is increasingly relying on contingency plans for its air traffic control (ATC) facilities as novel coronavirus infections have been detected at several airport towers and one of the 22 air route traffic control centers (ARTCC) responsible for managing en route aircraft. The agency...

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