control tower http://wamc.org en Sequestration could shut down Dutchess tower http://wamc.org/post/sequestration-could-shut-down-dutchess-tower <p>TOWN OF WAPPINGER – If sequestration kicks in today, aircraft operations at Dutchess County Airport could be severely impacted as Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-18) said on Thursday that the control tower faces shutdown. The tower is operated by federal FAA air traffic controllers and while Dutchess has no commercial traffic, it does have corporate helicopter service as well as corporate and creational aviation users.</p><p>Maloney said sequestration will negatively impact the regional economy.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 12:52:42 +0000 Hank Gross 58859 at http://wamc.org Sequestration could shut down Dutchess tower