High-rises cause high anxiety for air officials

Spillman, Benjamin
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/6/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 40, pP18
The article discusses the anxiety felt by airport officials that are guiding landing airplanes due to high rise buildings that are getting near the airport. Officials from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that the Stratosphere and other buildings on the Strip has narrowed the options for controllers guiding the planes, which could lead to longer delays. Del Meadows of the FAA said that the wind turbines will not be a problem as there is an equipment that filters buildings but it cannot filter moving objects like turbines.


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