FCT Program (Contract Towers)

This page provides links to documents related to FAA’s program for contracting out control towers.

aiR-link — DoT-IG Testimony to House Aviation Subcommittee

Update on the Safety and Cost Aspects of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Contract Tower Program A 14-pg assessment by Calvin Scovel III. Includes program history/background, a list of all FCT’s as of May 2012, and a list of 92 ‘comparable’ FAA-staffed towers.

aiR-link — 2009 FCT Program, contract info (DTFAWA-09-R-00014)

PART III – SECTION J … LIST OF DOCUMENTS, EXHIBITS, AND OTHER ATTACHMENTS 88-pages total. Tower contracts are divided into seven geographical areas. Details for each tower within each area are found at the pages in this table:
Area Geographic Region Pages
1 Northeast: 38 towers, in CT, KY, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VA, & WV. J-7 thru J-15
2 South: 53 towers, in AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN & VI. J-16 thru J-26
3 Midwest: 46 towers, in IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MT, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD & WI. J-27 thru J-36
4 Southwest: 39 towers, in AR, LA, NM, OK, TX. J-37 thru J-45
5 West: 55 towers, in AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA & WY. J-46 thru J-57
6 Alaska: 4 towers. J-69
7 Pacific: 5 towers, in Guam, HI & Saipan. J-70