Saarbrücken Airport has become the first in Germany to have its air traffic controlled remotely from a control center located 450 km  (280 miles) away in Leipzig. German air navigation service provider (ANSP) DFS said a Luxair Bombardier Q400 turboprop was the first aircraft to land at Saarbrücken under the guidance of its Remote Tower Control Center in Leipzig. The flight touched down Dec. 4 at 06:51 local time. Two minutes later, a Luxair Bombardier CRJ700 became the first ...

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