A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and is prompting Federal Aviation Administration officials to inspect hundreds of towers nationwide, The Associated Press has learned.
The University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center opens a new, $160 million tower.
A lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI–injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.
Maryland emergency management officials have received funding to construct a radar and video tower on Tilghman Island.
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says Frederick Municipal Airport will be the first general-aviation airport in Maryland using new technology to track aircraft.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it has flown a 20-foot tower used as a navigation aid to the Ocean City jetty.
The Coast Guard has plans to replace the landmark tower that sat at the entrance to the Ocean City Inlet until it was ripped away by Hurricane Irene.
The University of Maryland Medical Center is celebrating the completion of its new trauma care tower.
Baltimore’s Bromo Seltzer tower has been a city icon for 100 years.