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Lawmakers fighting to keep the jobs of local air traffic controllers

The FAA says that the reason for this change is to improve air traffic efficiency.

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2024, 12:16 AM

Updated 19 days ago

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Local lawmakers are fighting to keep the jobs of over a dozen air traffic controllers at the Westbury-based Tracon.
The FAA currently plans to reassign 17 air traffic controllers from Tracon to Philadelphia. Lawmakers are demanding the plan be rescinded because the move will impact them and their families while posing staffing and safety risks.
The FAA says that the reason for this change is to improve air traffic efficiency.


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