Definition of control tower in English:

control tower

Syllabification: con·trol tow·er


A tall building at an airport from which the movements of air and runway traffic are controlled.
More example sentences
  • 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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