Friday, March 22, 2013
FAA to close 149 air traffic control towers to meet required budget cut
By Doug Palmer, Reuters
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it will close 149 air traffic control towers beginning on April 7 to meet required automatic spending cuts.
Another 40 towers previously slated for closure will remain open, the agency said in a statement.
Does personal safety mean anything to the federal government?