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FAA sends mobile ATC tower to Irma-damaged US Virgin Islands airport

FAA delivered a mobile air traffic control tower to Hurricane Irma-battered Cyril E. King International Airport (STT) in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Sept. 13. The existing air traffic control tower at STT was badly damaged by the storm, and its air traffic controllers were forced to operate from a tent on the airfield for several days prior to the mobile tower’s arrival. ( More...

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I have to say. I think that's the first time I've EVER seen a MOBILE ATC tower! That is friggin AWESOME!!!!! That's ALSO a GREAT thing the FAA is doing to try and help get IRMA-affected airports back up and running!
joel wiley 1
Nice to see, quick and efficient.


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