control tower definition

  • noun:
    • A tower at an airfield that air traffic is controlled by radio and observed actually and also by radar.
    • An airport building that the atmosphere traffic control unit screens and directs the movement of plane on and round the airport.
    • a specific, raised framework occupied by a number of individuals whom work or work out control of railroad traffic, ship movement, a racetrack, machinery, etc.
    • a tower with an increased workspace enclosed in cup when it comes to visual observation of aircraft around an airport

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