air traffic control


Definition of air traffic control

  1. :  the process or system by which the movements of aircraft are monitored and directed by ground personnel communicating with pilots by radio <improving the technology used for air traffic control>; also :  the personnel who operate an air traffic control system <Pilots would still have to file flight plans, which could be modified by air traffic control if they posed any safety hazards. — David R. Hinson>


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