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Air Traffic Control Facilities That Could be Closed

Budget cuts will force the Federal Aviation Administration to reduce airport staffing around the country, shutting towers at smaller airports and causing a general slowdown of civil aviation operations.

New Castle Airport Tower (ILG) is on the list of smaller airport towers that could close as a result of sequestering.

also on the list
Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional (SBY)
Martin State (MTN)
Easton/Newnam Field (ESN)
Frederick Municipal (FDK)
Hagerstown Regional-Richard A. Henson Field (HGR)
Lancaster (LSN)
Reading Regional-Carl A. Spaatz Field (RDG)
Northeast Philadelphia (PNE)

According to AOPA the cut off was 150,000 landings per year. ILG is way off that mark at about 70,000. Not so long ago when ILG was home to several thriving flight schools the landings were around 240,000.

http://www.aopa.org/advocacy/articles/2013/130222tower-closings-flight-d...