Air Traffic Control

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The NAS Kingsville Air Traffic Control Division handles the day-to-day aircraft operations at NAS Kingsville and Navy Auxiliary Landing Field Orange Grove.

Flight Planning: The Flight Planning Branch of ATC provides for flight guard, receiving and processing inbound and outbound flight information, and providing for planning, receiving and processing flight plans.

Radar Control: The function of the Radar Branch is to provide radar air traffic control services to both IFR (instrument flight rules) and VFR (visual flight rules) air traffic within the command's assigned airspace.

Control Tower: The function of the NAS Kingsville control tower is to issue clearances and information to aircraft and vehicular traffic on runways, taxiways, and other designated areas of the airfield; in addition to aircraft operating in the assigned airspace. Airborne traffic controlled by the tower includes visual flight rules (VFR) and instrument flight rules (IFR) traffic released to local control jurisdiction. Manual (non-radar) approach control services may also be provided from the control tower.

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