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Minneapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center Tour / Operation Raincheck
Air Traffic Control Services
Date and Time:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, starting at 14:30 Download Calendar File
Heather McNevin, Matt Cabak
Brief Description:
This event will give pilots a brief description of ATC Services.  You will be given a tour of the Traffic Management Unit, Center Weather Service Unit, and Tech Ops.  You will be given a briefing relating to communications, weather, and hypoxia.  You will also be given an opportunity to sit with a controller working live traffic.  Expect the event to last between 2 to 3 hours.
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Location of Seminar:
Minneapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center
512 Division St

Farmington, MN 55024
Directions to Venue:
Upon reaching the facility, please park to the left of the Guard Shack in the "Visitor Parking" area outside of the main fence.  Walk into the Guard Shack to check in with a photo ID.  When everyone has checked in, you will be escorted into the facility, and must remain under escort throughout the tour.  If you are not a US citizen, please contact me for procedures.

Fly-in Seminar?:
12 seats at the facility, 0 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Minnesota FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Phone: (218) 838-3344
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

For Security purposes, event is strictly limited to 12 visitors, and all visitors MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED through the website (NO EXCEPTIONS).  All visitors MUST bring photo identification to the event.  Guests who arrive at the facility without proper identification, or who are not pre-registered through http:www.faasafety.gov will not be accommodated.  If you are not able to register, please be patient and be on the look-out for future events.  Due to unprecedented demand, this event will be repeated as often as possible.

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The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
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