London City Airport Launches Its Remote ATC Tower

London City Airport (LCY) announced this morning that it had achieved a world first in terms of air traffic control. Specifically, it has become the first major international airport where ATC is completely controlled on a remote basis. It has done so by constructing a new tower, which stands 50 meters (164 feet) tall.

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I’m really excited for this. It looks cool here is a video from NATS to go with it

Imagine it needs a system update at one point and the pilot on short final is like “oh…”.

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This looks super cool! Really excited to see it in action.

I like it how it tells you where the aircraft are in the sky on screen.

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Definitely not new technology or anything