Air Traffic Control at Reagan National Airport

Air Traffic Control at Reagan National Airport

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood ordered a second air traffic controller for overnight duty at Reagan National Airport after an incident in which two planes landed without air traffic control guidance.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood ordered a second air traffic controller for overnight duty at Reagan National Airport after an incident in which two planes landed without air traffic control guidance. A single air traffic controller was on duty at the time, prompting questions about staffing in the tower that oversees the airspace of the nation's capital.

Guests

Steven Lott

Vice President for Communications, Air Transport Association

Katheryn Wolfe

Reporter, CQ Roll Call

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