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FAA will keep contract towers open through Sept. 30

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by Erin Weir No Comments

In March the Federal Aviation Administration announced that many air traffic control towers throughout the country would have to be closed  in June due to federal spending cuts.

The FAA has now issued a statement that they will continue to fund contract control towers all over the nation through the end of September, which is the end of the fiscal year for the federal government.

This is in part thanks to the Reducing Flight Delays Act which is allowing the FAA to end employee furloughs at least through the 30th of September.

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