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Air traffic controller to be honored

An air traffic controller who guided a disoriented pilot on a flight to Juneau last summer will be honored by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association...
Air traffic controller furloughs could delay flights to Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Flights to Alaska could be delayed because of air traffic controller furloughs throughout the country, the state's main air carrier announced.Seattle-based Alaska Airlines said it would not...
Crew, controller faulted in 2013 cargo plane crash

...issued Monday also faulted the air traffic controller who did not notice the plane's...Dillingham, the pilot asked the air traffic controller in Anchorage for clearance...Investigators concluded the air traffic controller's instructions were ambiguous...
Aborted landing preceded fatal crash

...Transportation Safety Board. Lilly was approaching Merrill Field for a landing on its main east-west runway when an air traffic controller told him to go around it.The airplane was heading west and climbing when it lost power as it made a left turn...
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...was teaching elementary school in California when the Air Force recalled him in 1962. He worked as an Air Force air traffic controller during the Cuban Missile Crisis.His first taste of Alaska came when the Air Force sent him to Kotzebue Air Force...
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NASA may have an app to help Alaska's pilots avoid hazards

...see both sides of that pass. Otherwise, you end up in the side of a mountain," says Mike Pannone, a retired air traffic controller."The more information you can get readily available to the pilot - particularly in Alaska - the better off...
Second volcano this month is heating up in Alaska

...said. At night, the 8,262-foot volcano glowed.No ash clouds were immediately detected Monday, and local air traffic controller Craig Jackson said there were no flight interruptions.Pavlof is among the most active volcanoes in the Aleutian...
Pioneering Juneau attorney to be honored at luncheon Friday

...time."Born in 1925 in Chaska, Minn., Kohls came to Alaska at 19 years old to work as a radio operator and air traffic controller for the Civil Aeronautics Administration, the forerunner to the Federal Aviation Administration. That was in...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that...where it ought to be, the air traffic controller, also blinded by fog, ordered...shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that...
Safety Board makes recommendations to reduce runway near misses

...AP) - ``Stop!'' shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed...United flight wasn't where it ought to be, the air traffic controller, also blinded by fog, ordered it to halt. She...


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