FAA to close 149 control towers at small airports

Posted at 3:17 PM, Mar 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-22 15:17:48-04

Fly through small airports? You’ll want to check this list.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday it would close 149 air-traffic control towers that direct flights at smaller airports across the country.

The towers will close April 7, as part of $85 billion in federal spending cuts across the government, according to USA Today.

The closures are part of $627 million that FAA must cut by Sept. 30.

Click here for a full list of the airports.

Read more at USA Today.