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July 10, 1968 - Air traffic concerns

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1968, concern about busy airports and space between aircraft when they takeoff and land.

Air traffic controllers nationwide announced they weren't going to allow cheating on the spacing to accommodate schedules.

The local union rep at the time said Albany travelers were impacted by this.

Albany didn't have the same type of problems larger airports had... But it was busy back then, averaging 500 flights a day.
July 10, 1968 - Air traffic concerns

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