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TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Ivan COURONNE, POLICY-ECONOMY-BUDGET-TRANSPORT AVIATION Landing and taxi runways are seen from the air traffic control tower at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, on March 21, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is being forced to save 600 million USD between March and September 2013, as part of the automatic budget cuts, or sequester, approved by the US Congress and President Barack Obama. The FAA is considering closing half of the control towers of US small to midsize airports, some 238 like Salisbury, by April 7. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Ivan COURONNE, POLICY-ECONOMY-BUDGET-TRANSPORT AVIATION Landing and taxi runways are seen from the air traffic control tower at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, on March 21, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is being forced to save 600 million USD between March and September 2013, as part of the automatic budget cuts, or sequester, approved by the US Congress and President Barack Obama. The FAA is considering closing half of the control towers of US small to midsize airports, some 238 like Salisbury, by April 7. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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March 21, 2013
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by Ivan COURONNE POLICYECONOMYBUDGETTRANSPORT AVIATION Landing and... News Photo 164293541Control,Government,Horizontal,Maryland,Politics,Runway,Salisbury,Taxi,Tower,Traffic,USA,WindPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY by Ivan COURONNE, POLICY-ECONOMY-BUDGET-TRANSPORT AVIATION Landing and taxi runways are seen from the air traffic control tower at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, on March 21, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is being forced to save 600 million USD between March and September 2013, as part of the automatic budget cuts, or sequester, approved by the US Congress and President Barack Obama. The FAA is considering closing half of the control towers of US small to midsize airports, some 238 like Salisbury, by April 7. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)