Discussions Continue Over Future Of Six Air Traffic Control Towers

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HARTFORD Monday afternoon state representatives will hold a press conference and an informational hearing to discuss the decision to keep six Connecticut air control towers open for now.

Six Connecticut airports have been spared a planned June closing of their air traffic control towers, but they still face closure in September from the process of automatic federal cuts known as “sequestration.”

The six towers include: Sikorsky Memorial in Bridgeport, Danbury Municipal, GrotonNew London, Hartford-Brainard, Tweed-New Haven, and WaterburyOxford.

Fox Connecticut’s Tim Lammers was at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford with more information.

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