traffic control

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Noun1.traffic control - control of the flow of traffic in a building or a citytraffic control - control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
point duty - the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersection
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com/prnh/20130307/600769 Air traffic control (ATC) equipment helps to direct aircraft during takeoff and landings at airports in order to keep safe distance from each other at ground and in sky.
The ATCA Air Traffic Control Specialist of the Year award is presented to an individual air traffic control specialist who, during the previous year, performed in an exemplary or extraordinary manner in support of air traffic control.
The public inquiry into three proposed wind farms in North Tynedale reconvened yesterday after a two-week break, with radar experts discussing the effect the proposals would have on air traffic control.
The project will include reconfiguring runways and adding an air traffic control tower, among other things.
Other traffic control centers, including ones in Oakland, San Diego County, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque, took over the job of directing airliners.
Older computer storage devices that are critical to radar and flight management functions were replaced by Lockheed Martin in a rapid deployment of faster, more reliable technology at air route traffic control centers (ARTCC) across the country.
It offers increased safety to both the traffic control people and the public, Brinkman says.
Since 1989, Central and Eastern European nation states have, in general, moved rapidly to modernize and improve civil and military air traffic control equipment and systems for both en route and terminal service.
But the amount that the GA sector pays toward the maintenance of the air traffic control infrastructure is close to trivial: The fuel tax that small planes pay only covers about 3 percent of the total annual costs of that infrastructure.
Innovative technologies, roadway developments, new applications for traffic control devices, and complicated technical text have made it necessary to reexamine the information in the current (1988) edition of MUTCD.
Our northern neighbor privatizes its air traffic control system.

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