Las Vegas airport tower reopens after closure for virus

This is the view from McCarran International Airport’s new air traffic control tower Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Air traffic controllers are back at work at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, a week after a co-worker tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Federal Aviation Administration posted an update Wednesday saying that staffing should increase throughout the day. Airport service slowed due to airline cancellations and delays were reported after the control tower closure on March 18. Arriving flights were reduced Monday to about 12 an hour, according to the FAA. That was a fraction of the usual frequency […]

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