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What does RAPCON stand for?

RAPCON stands for Radar Approach Control

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These controllers work in buildings known as terminal radar approach control centers (TRACONs); 3) en route controllers monitor airplanes once they leave an airport's airspace.
Alaska's 591,004 square miles, that office says, are served by three flight standards district offices, three automated flight service stations, 14 auxiliary flight service stations, 120 aviation weather camera sites, 163 automated weather monitoring systems, eight Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) control towers and four military towers, two terminal radar approach control facilities and an air route traffic control center.
While handling daily operations at OIF's busiest radar approach control, the CERAP experienced an unexpected communications failure.
According to The Associated Press, the problem occurred at the Terminal Radar Approach Control centre, known as TRACON, and lasted from 11:45 to shortly after midday.