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Air Traffic Controller 2024 Hiring Campaign

Air Traffic Control Hiring Event 2024

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced April 19-22 as the window for this year's air traffic control open vacancy. Read below to learn more about the application process and how to prepare.

Am I eligible? Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (Required for males born after 12/31/1959) 
  • Be younger than 31 years old before the closing date of the application period (with limited exceptions)
  • Have either three years of general work experience or four years of education leading to a bachelor’s degree, or a combination of both
  • Speak English clearly enough to be understood over communications equipment
  • Be willing to relocate to an FAA facility based on agency staffing needs

It’s a tough job. Got what it takes?

Think you've got what it takes to be an Air Traffic Controller? Click below or visit and keep reading to learn what you can expect from the application process and training to the hours, pay, and benefits of an exciting new career. 

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