Wed., April 10, 2013 7:10pm (EDT)

Sequester Hitting Small Airports
By Ellen Reinhardt
Updated: 6 months ago

MACON  —  
In two months the control towers at 149 small and medium size airports across the country will close, five in Georgia.  It’s part of cuts due to sequestration. Macon officials are trying to find a way to keep the tower at Middle Georgia Regional Airport open. (photo by Ellen Reinhardt)
In two months the control towers at 149 small and medium size airports across the country will close, five in Georgia. It’s part of cuts due to sequestration. Macon officials are trying to find a way to keep the tower at Middle Georgia Regional Airport open. (photo by Ellen Reinhardt)
In two months the control towers at 149 small and medium size airports across the country will close, five in Georgia. It’s part of cuts due to sequestration.

GPB’s Ellen Reinhardt visited Middle Georgia Regional Airport where officials haven’t given up hope of keeping the tower open even after federal funding is eliminated.