FAA budget cuts http://apr.org en FAA Cutting Funding to Control Towers May 5 http://apr.org/post/faa-cutting-funding-control-towers-may-5 <P>The Federal Aviation Administration has announced dates it plans to cut funding to 149 contract air traffic control towers — including two in Alabama.</P> <P>Federal officials Wednesday announced funding will be cut to regional airports in Tuscaloosa and Dothan on May 5. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:50:40 +0000 The Associated Press 27511 at http://apr.org FAA Cutting Funding to Control Towers May 5 Officials Consider Options to Keep Air Tower Open http://apr.org/post/officials-consider-options-keep-air-tower-open <P>City and county officials are working to determine what they can do to try keeping the control tower at the Dothan Regional Airport open.</P> <P>Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz told the Dothan Eagle an aircraft maintenance repair company was looking to open a plant in Dothan and bring as many as 500 new jobs. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:21:34 +0000 The Associated Press 27373 at http://apr.org Officials Consider Options to Keep Air Tower Open