Definition of control tower in English:

control tower

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  • A tall building at an airport from which the movements of air traffic are controlled.
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    • Yes, pilots can control the lights at some airports where the control tower is not always staffed or at those with no tower at all.
    • In the meantime, he finished the pre-flight checks with the control tower at Reagan National Airport.
    • The pilot circled the airport several times so the control tower could discern if the landing gear had been deployed.

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