Congresswoman Ross Tours RDU
Earlier this month, North Carolina Congresswoman Deborah Ross visited Raleigh Durham ATCT (RDU). The tour was given by RDU Secretary and North Carolina State Coordinator James Walsh.
“Congresswoman Ross was most interested in technology and how it relates to what we do at the airport,” said Walsh. “I outlined RDU’s existing RNAV system upgrades, fusion radar and how it works, and the communication systems used at the facility.” Congresswoman Ross paid particular attention to the ongoing construction around the airport and said that it will be important for her to not let airport projects fall behind.
This facility visit was the first time a member of Congress has visited a Federal Aviation Administration facility in North Carolina since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resuming these types of visits with congressional and other elected officials is an important tool for NATCA legislative activists.