air-traffic control



  • noun
    (written as air traffic control)
    a service that oversees and guides the movements of aircraft and provides for the safe and efficient flow of air traffic


  • (written as air traffic control)
    A service which monitors and manages the flow of aircraft in the air or on the ground, contributing to the safety and expediency of air travel. Its abbreviation is ATC.


  • noun the organisation of the movement of aircraft in the air, especially when landing or taking off