Tag Archives: air traffic control towers

Top ten (10) tallest airport control towers by continent

Cairo’s Airport Control Tower design – Source: acams.com Below are lists of the ten tallest airport control towers in each continent (other than Antarctica), as well as a comparison of the average height for each continent. The lists are based … Continue reading

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India’s tallest air traffic control towers

Below is a list of the tallest air traffic control towers in India for which information is  available online. As always, any additions, corrections, or suggestions are most welcome. Information about the airports in Chennai, Lucknow, and Jaipur, among others, … Continue reading

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World’s “sky-high” air traffic control towers: Update 5

*Updated through November 20, 2022 After a thorough search for a detailed list of the world’s tallest air traffic control towers proved to be fruitless on the internet, I decided to try to create one of my own. Below is … Continue reading

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Artistry rising above the tarmac

Beyond the acres of concrete that makes up runways, taxiways, aprons, and the tarmac, certain features of an airport can be designed in a manner which inspires. The control tower is just one of those places at a growing number … Continue reading

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