WASHINGTON—The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has caused FAA to close its air traffic controller academy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, delaying controller training during a staffing shortage. The shutdown that began Dec. 22, 2018 over security wall funding sought by President Donald Trump on the U.S.-Mexico border also has suspended classroom and simulator training at air traffic control (ATC) facilities, according to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA). ...


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