2:58 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Congressional bill may keep Columbia Regional Aiport tower open

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After an emergency landing at Columbia Regional Airport today, Columbia Public Works stressed the importance of  an air traffic control tower at the airport.

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5:16 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

FAA notifies Columbia of Air Traffic Control Tower closure

Despite the control tower closure, Columbia Regional Airport will maintain operations
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday notified airport manager Don Elliott that the Air Traffic Control Tower at Columbia Regional Airport would be unfunded as of May 5.

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9:02 am
Mon March 11, 2013

McCaskill Crafting Legislation To Allow Electronics On Flights

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Originally published on Fri March 8, 2013 5:18 pm

After receiving a tepid response from the FAA on the prospect of changing rules to allow electronic devices like iPads and Kindles to be used throughout a flight, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) announced that she is beginning to craft legislation instead.

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