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W.K. Kellogg Airport will keep their tower crew for now

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BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) -- With some air traffic controllers scheduled to be laid off this weekend and lawsuits pending, charging the FAA with failure to comply with laws that protect airport safety, the FAA has decided to delay tower closures until Mid-June.

That’s good news in Battle Creek. W.K.Kellogg Airport was on that list.

Trish Gilbert, with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association says that lawsuits filed by a number of airports charging that the FAA was violating safety rules had hit home.

The FAA is required to do a Safety Management Assessment, which hasn’t been done.

Gilbert say s it just makes the process a more thoughtful one, and who knows, maybe Congress will get the budget fixed by then.

 

 

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