King Salmon, AK has a population of 442. A town of this size does not need an Air Traffic Control Tower. King Salmon Air Traffic Control Tower is a remnant of the Cold War era Air Force Station. The Air Force Station has been mothballed for several years. By FAA standards the operations count at King Salmon Air Traffic Control Tower does not justify it's continued operation.
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The GAO report GAO-01-971 stated the four rounds of base closure and realignment (BRAC) actions that occurred in 1988, 1991, 1993, and 1995, saved the DoD a net savings of $15.5 Billion through FY01 and $6.1 Billion annually thereafter. Consolidating the military departments' common functions, including commands, headquarters, training and operational locations would vastly improve DoD functionality, communications,... more »