Video: Controlling an airport from 80 miles away

“London City Airport’s getting a new control tower, but it’s just going to be a large mast with 14 high-definition cameras on it,” says YouTuber Tom Scott. “The actual tower will be 80 miles away, in the headquarters of NATS near Swanwick. It feels questionable, but is it?” Watch Tom’s video on YouTube or below. […]

8 things you might not know about a remote tower system

Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL) is the busiest non-towered airport in Colorado. Air traffic is a busy mix of commercial air service, military operations and a wide variety of private aircraft. FNL will also set the standard for remote tower systems in the United States. In late July, the Colorado Department of Transportation selected Ottawa, […]