Air Traffic Controller in United States

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Airline / Aviation
Minimum Qualification
High School
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Air Traffic Controller Job Description

*Air traffic controllers are responsible for directing the safe movement of aircraft arriving and departing from airports and during flight along major air routes.

*Controllers maintain radio/radar contact with aircraft pilots within designated areas, providing them with advice, instructions and information about weather conditions and safe flight, ascent and descent paths.

*Air traffic controllers specialise in either area control, approach or aerodrome control, and specialisation will determine the typical nature of communications with aircraft.

Qualifications and Training

*Air traffic control is open to people from all backgrounds, with aptitudes rather than qualifications granting entry to training courses.

*Requirements include at least a high school credit in five subjects including maths and English.

*A minimum age of 18 at application.

*A course in the relevant theory must be completed, which will take a minimum of four to eleven months depending on specialisation.

Skills and Specifications

*Good eye sight and colour vision

*Good physical and mental health

*Problem solving skills


*The ability to remain calm when under pressure – particularly when dealing with emergency situations


*Ease with technology

*Spatial awareness.
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