Federal Aviation Administration http://wamc.org en FAA Tower Closures Include Two in New York http://wamc.org/post/faa-tower-closures-include-two-new-york <p>The Federal Aviation Administration has decided which federal contract air-traffic control towers will close. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the closures come because of required cuts under sequestration.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA decided that 149 federal contract towers will close beginning April 7 as part of the agency’s sequestration implementation plan. The number is 40 fewer than initially thought, and does not include control towers that are federally staffed.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:11:13 +0000 Allison Dunne 60625 at http://wamc.org FAA Tower Closures Include Two in New York