Member Spotlight: Lyle Burrington, Northwest Mountain Region
Friday, February 24, 2012

This is the sixth in a series of articles spotlighting veteran NATCA members looking back at the first 25 years of the union leading up to the June 19, 2012, silver anniversary of NATCA's Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) certification. We'll profile one member each month from each of the 10 regions, in addition to also remembering key events that have helped shape the union and its growth as a strong advocate for its members and aviation safety.

Pictured left to right: Son Curt, Son Justin, Wife Anita and Lyle Burrington

April 2014. That is when Denver Center President (ZDV) Lyle Burrington is eligible to retire from the air traffic control profession, but he hasn’t considered that date an option.

“I like controlling traffic and working for the union, and I’m going to do it until I can’t do it anymore,” said Burrington.

Burrington, like many of his NATCA brothers and sisters, is extremely passionate about his profession and doesn’