FAA to Delay Closures

Manhattan Regioanl Airport received good news Friday, as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will delay the closing of 149 airport control towers until June 15, 2013. The first 24 closures had been scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2013.

Other Air Traffic Control facilities in Kansas that are on the final closure list include: Philip Billard Municipal in Topeka; Hutchinson Municipal in Hutchinson; New Century Air Center in Olathe; and Johnson County Executive in Olathe.