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.
What does TRACON stand for?
TRACON stands for Terminal Radar Approach Control
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Lockheed Martin has delivered software to enable the use of GPS technology within the nation's second busiest airspace, the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON).
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.
federal terminal radar approach control facilities to common digital systems, including new radar, processor, and display and communications equipment.
The Salt Lake City Air Route Traffic Control Center (SLC ARTCC) and the Salt Lake City Terminal Radar Approach Control (S56 TRACON) have worked together to conduct the preliminary design work.
Set in New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), which deals with up to 7,000 flights a day, it pits cocky Nick Falzone (John Cusack) against laid-back newcomer Russell Bell (Billy Bob Thornton).