Definition of air traffic controller noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


air traffic controller

BrE BrE//ˌeə træfɪk kənˈtrəʊlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌer træfɪk kənˈtroʊlər//
People in air travel
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a person whose job is to give instructions by radio to pilots of aircraft so that they know when and where to take off or land See related entries: People in air travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: air traffic controller