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Wed 8 AM | Jackson County Airport Boss Considers Who Runs Air Traffic Control


Anybody who's ever flown has an airline or airport horror story.

But this much can be said: planes seldom collide in the skies. The federal air traffic control system is robust and effective.

President Trump wants to spin the operations off to a private entity, and there are questions from members of Congress and local airport managers.

The Rogue Valley International-Medford airport is the region's largest commercial airport (south of Eugene, that is). Airport manager Bern Case joins us with some thoughts on control now and its possible future configuration.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.