A plane takes off beyond a remotely controlled control tower at Ornskoldsvik Airport in northern Sweden. Photo: Stefan Kalm

Better than humans: the airport where cameras replaced the air traffic controllers

At an airport in northern Sweden, passenger jet movements are managed remotely from 140km away by controllers watching video. It’s a system that could soon become commonplace

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A plane takes off beyond a remotely controlled control tower at Ornskoldsvik Airport in northern Sweden. Photo: Stefan Kalm
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