Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway TowerCongressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.
Plane From Chicago Encounters Sleeping Air Traffic ControllerTwo planes, including one from Chicago, landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., without clearance this week, because they couldn't reach anyone in the tower.
Third Control Tower In Works For O'HareWith an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing delays, the federal government will provide money to design a third air traffic control tower at O’Hare International Airport.

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