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FAA Closing Down Nearly 150 Airport Control Towers

 
FAA Closing Down Nearly 150 Airport Control Towers
Posted Friday, March 22nd 2013 @ 3pm

The Federal Aviation Administration is shutting down nearly 150 airport control towers as of April 7th.  As many as 189 were on the chopping block due to massive federal spending cuts.  The FAA has to clear close to $600 million from its budget.  It could mean thousands of air traffic controllers around the nation would be without jobs.  

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