Havre Airport affected by air traffic control shortage

(Havre) The Havre Airport’s Air Traffic Control is based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Just like the rest of the country, they’re facing a shortage of controllers.

Chase Stoner, Chair of the Havre Airport Board, says that many of Havre Airport’s traffic are medical flights; saying that usually when the townsfolk hear a helicopter flying overhead, it’s a medical flight to a hospital.

The shortage affecting the country, and by extension, Havre, is something that Stoner says may cause flights to take longer to get approval, which can cause delays in air-medical services.

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