Definitions for "TRACON"
Keywords:  airport, radar, flight, aircraft, faa
An air traffic control facility that monitors and directs air traffic through the departure and descent phases of flight.
The radar air traffic control facility where controllers give directions to departing and arriving aircraft at an airport. After leaving the jurisdiction of a TRACON, aircraft are handled by a Center.
an FAA facility that controls aircraft approaching and departing airports between the airport tower and the en route high-altitude flight center