Nashua Airport http://nhpr.org en If Nashua Airport Tower Closes, Air Traffic Controllers May Be Forced To Make Career Change http://nhpr.org/post/if-nashua-airport-tower-closes-air-traffic-controllers-may-be-forced-make-career-change <p></p><p>Budget cuts from Sequestration will soon be felt by air traffic controllers across the country as the Federal Aviation Administration plans to close more than <a href="http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/media/Facilities_Could_Be_Closed.pdf">230 control towers</a>. Nashua’s airport is on that preliminary list and, if it closes for good, many air traffic controllers may need to find work in different fields.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 02:26:19 +0000 Ryan Lessard 24064 at http://nhpr.org If Nashua Airport Tower Closes, Air Traffic Controllers May Be Forced To Make Career Change Expansion Could Give Nashua Airport Economic Boost http://nhpr.org/post/expansion-could-give-nashua-airport-economic-boost <p>Some sectors of the New Hampshire economy are taking longer to rebound from the recession.</p><p>Particularly industries that rely on discretionary income, like many of the 20 small airports in the state.</p><p>Nashua&rsquo;s Municipal Airport is one of the state&rsquo;s oldest and busiest.</p><p>But it&rsquo;s been years since this airport operated to its capacity.</p><p>Now a new $16 million construction project may give the airport the economic lift it needs.</p><p>It&rsquo;s a cold, but sunny December morning at the Nashua Municipal Airport, also known as Boire Field.</p> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 22:08:57 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 1140 at http://nhpr.org Expansion Could Give Nashua Airport Economic Boost