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March 28, 2013

Timmerman control tower to close April 21

Timmerman Airport on the northwest side of Milwaukee will lose its air traffic control tower April 21, and Waukesha County Airport will lose its tower May 5, according to an announcement Wednesday from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA is ending funding for 149 control towers across the country starting April 7 because of the federal budget cuts known as sequestration.

Eight towers will be closing in Wisconsin, more than any other state besides Texas, Florida or California. Here is theâ;€¦;

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