From NBAA: "The earthquake shattered the windows in the tower, putting it temporarily out of service, but operations are continuing with radio clearances from nearby Oakland Center. There is already a contractor on-site repairing the tower, and airport authorities have set up a temporary tower on the airfield, which should be operational during the first week of September." For more, please click HERE.
Before relocating, ZUA was on Andersen Air Force base and originally
began running air traffic control services in the late 1940s. The level 8
facility is now located near the main international airport. Nineteen NATCA members work at ZUA; one member is represented by Region
X. The controllers are responsible for three airports that have Class D
airspace, a lot of Class A airspace, ATC assigned airspace (ATCAA), and a
few Class E, G, and military warning areas. Please click HERE for more.
"This was really a model of teamwork and efficiency," said AUS NATCA TAMR Representative Matt Sheffield. Please click HERE to read the full story.
John Tune, an early and influential member of NATCA who began his long
FAA career in 1981 and was a strong leader who served two terms as
Central Regional Vice President, passed away on July 23. He was 58. Please click HERE.
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RTCA members elected the 2014-2015 RTCA Board of Directors and Policy Board at the Annual Meeting of Members on July 1. NATCA President Paul Rinaldi was among those elected to the Policy Board. Read more HERE from RTCA.
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