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FAA keeping overnight air traffic control

The Federal Aviation Administration has canceled plans to suspend overnight air traffic control operations at dozens of smaller airports, including Fort Wayne International Airport.

The FAA this week called off all employee furloughs and returned to regular staffing.

The move came after Congress voted to allow the FAA to transfer $253 million in its budget to halt furloughs that had begun April 21 under federal spending reductions known as sequestration.

Fort Wayne International does not handle overnight commercial passenger flights, but it does provide air traffic control service during those hours to cargo and corporate planes, according to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority.

Under the earlier furlough plan, FAA workers were to take a day of unpaid leave during each two-week pay period through September. About 30 FAA employees work at Fort Wayne International, including 25 air traffic controllers.

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