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Las Vegas airport tower closes after controller gets virus

Seattle Times Thursday, 19 March 2020
An air traffic controller at the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport tower tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the closing of the facility and a dramatic reduction in the rate of flights. The controller was found to have the virus Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Thursday. As of 9:08 a.m., airlines […]
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The air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport was temporarily closed after an air traffic controller tested positive for coronavirus.

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