Airport World - Joe Bates

Anchorage’s Ted Stevens International Airport is set to become home to Alaska’s tallest air traffic control tower following the unveiling of plans for a new 300ft high facility.

Designed by Stantec at the request of the FAA, the new airport traffic control tower (ATCT) and terminal radar approach control base building (TRACON) will provide air traffic control for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Lake Hood Seaplane Base, the world’s largest seaplane base.

ANC is the gateway to Alaska and the US with approximately 5.7 million passengers and more than three million tons of cargo passing through the airport each year.

The airport, including the future ATCT and TRACON, sits on the traditional land of the Dena’ina people.

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