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The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

5 Ill. Airport Towers Get Closure Reprieve

The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.

05/13/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport On Final FAA List of Closing Towers

The original list of threatened towers contained 189 contract towers but the Administration was able to stave off the closure of 40 of those, leaving a final list of 149.

03/22/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport Director Speaks Out Against Sequester Cuts

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a letter, any review of proposed cuts would only be based on national interests.

03/21/2013

The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

Bethalto Airport Tower Closing

St. Louis Regional Airport would remain open after April 1, but without air traffic controllers, thanks to FAA budget cuts.

03/01/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

Budget Sequestration to Affect Regional Airports

Airfield in Bethalto, Ill. is on list of those at risk of losing FAA control tower funding.

02/23/2013

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