Air traffic

aircraft moving in flight or on airport runways.
Contemporary Examples

The pilot attempted a landing despite warnings from air traffic controllers to divert to another airport due to heavy fog.
Poland Tries to Cope The Daily Beast April 10, 2010

The Age of Reagan only really began seven months into his presidency, when he fired the air traffic controllers.
Obama’s Power Surge Peter Beinart March 27, 2010

Or note the air traffic control system that helps their plane get in safe.
Remembrance of Things Past Megan McArdle September 30, 2012

air traffic controllers and pilots together take great care not to fly in conditions that can jeopardize an airplane.
Did Bad Weather Bring Down AirAsia 8501? Clive Irving December 28, 2014

One of the biggest concerns in Europe is the frequency of air traffic with West Africa.
Europe’s Hidden Ebola Cases Barbie Latza Nadeau October 14, 2014

Historical Examples

Asia and Africa have similar geographical problems, to which air traffic might find a ready solution.
Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours Arthur Whitten Brown

The invention stood every test and at once air traffic was resumed and maintained.
Life in a Thousand Worlds William Shuler Harris

The air traffic was heavy and the field was a beehive of activity.
A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery

Suddenly, without any warning signal, apparently, all the air traffic went wild—then it was gone.
Islands of Space John W Campbell

There are literally thousands of wings, as yet unmade, which will carry the air traffic of the future.
Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser

the organized movement of aircraft within a given space
the passengers, cargo, or mail carried by aircraft


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