List: Connecticut Air Control Tower Closures Due to Sequester

By: Georgia Lobb

Danbury Airport: Photo Courtesy of CT Post

Last week, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) released a final list of the 149 Airports that will lose air control towers due to the recent sequester.

(See related: The Cost of Sequestration)

In Connecticut, the following six air control towers will be shut down (starting April 7th):

–       Brainard Airport in Hartford (HFD)

–       Danbury Municipal Airport in Danbury (DXR)

–       Groton-New London Airport in Groton (GON)

–       Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford (BDR)

–       Tweed New Haven Airport in New Haven (HVN)

–       Waterbury-Oxford in Oxford (OXC)