Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Control Tower

The control tower at Los Angeles International Airport represents the complex system of air navigation, control, and communications that has been built up in the United States since World War II. New technologies are raising questions about what forms our aviation infrastructure will take in coming decades.

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The control tower at Los Angeles International Airport is one part of a complex system of air navigation and traffic control.
Type: Photograph
Image Taken: Los Angeles, California, United States
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Carolyn Russo
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The control tower at Los Angeles International Airport is one part of a complex system of air navigation and traffic control.