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The First Airport To Introduce Air Traffic Control

The first airport in the world to introduce air traffic control was Croydon Airport located in South London, England.

This 3 minute video clip is from a Television documentary series called Big Bigger and Biggest which explores the engineering breakthroughs that have made it possible to develop the structures of today.

This episode follows the construction of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5.

Below is the link for the entire episode.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_0xh8i4a5M