Air Traffic Control - 1C1X1 - Air Force Careers
(1C1X1) Air Force Air Traffic Control
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY (PER THE AIR FORCE WEBSITE)
High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED
Knowledge of Air Traffic Control principles and procedures
Must maintain Ground-based Aircraft Controller Medical Standards
Ability to speak English clearly and distinctly
Completion of a current National Agency Check and Local Agency Checks and Credit
Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
Must be between the ages of 17 and 39
Technical Training: 72 days
Technical School Location: Keesler AFB MS
Status Upon Completion of Technical School: CCAF Degree with credits earned towards Air Traffic Operations and Management.
Job Description: Air Traffic Control airmen learn air traffic control principles and procedures, flight characteristics of aircraft, and international, federal and military air directives. They use aeronautical charts, maps, and publications in their daily work, to augment their use of radar and other navigational aids. They also have a working knowledge of meteorology and are well-versed in the principles of organization, purpose, operation, and management of all types of air traffic control facilities.