US FAA sent a portable temporary air traffic control tower to Haiti to assist with aircraft operations at heavily damaged Port-au-Prince International. The tower is 44 ft. long, 13 ft. high and 8 ft. wide, weighs about 25,000 lb. and was transported aboard a chartered cargo aircraft. Assembling the tower will take around 48 hr., according to the agency. Controllers providing terminal ATC services have worked outside at a folding table using military radios to handle about 160 flights per ...

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