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Lightning Strike Grounds BWI Flights For Hours, Injures Air Traffic Controller

A lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI–injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.

09/12/2013

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FAA: Air Traffic System Soon At Full Operation

The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities will begin returning to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours.

04/27/2013

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Air Traffic Control Furloughs Trigger Delays At Airports

In Maryland and across the nation, airline passengers are bracing for the worst. Federal budget cuts hit the FAA and trigger big delays at airports. Some are already seeing three hour backups!

04/22/2013

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Fee Increases Debated For Hagerstown Airport

Officials in western Maryland plan to discuss this week raising user fees at the Hagerstown Regional Airport.

04/08/2013

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Maryland Soldiers Help Iraq Air Traffic

As thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.

09/22/2011

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FAA To Make More Changes In Wake Of Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

There’s a big shake-up at the Federal Aviation Administration in the wake of air traffic controllers falling asleep while on duty. Now the chief who oversees the nation’s air traffic system has resigned.

04/14/2011

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Senate Passes Broad Aviation Bill

A broad aviation bill that would advance modernization of the nation’s air traffic control system and boost airport construction was approved Thursday by the Senate.

02/18/2011