Search SEARCH

How do I become an air traffic controller?

I've been a CFII for 10 years, but I want to transition to becoming an air traffic controller. How and where do I begin? I've gotten conflicting information, and I'd just like to know where to find the answers I need, or see if anyone here knows. I never finished my college degree, and at 30 years old, I haven't the time or resources for that. Is it an absolute, set-in-stone requirement? Would my flight time and experience transfer to college credits?

Asked By: ♡♥Jenni♡♥ - 10/1/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Well, For the FAA you're probably going to be out of luck. Your 31st birthday is the cutoff to be hired and the process from start to your job offer is 8 months if you are extremely, extremely lucky. Add that to this being the end of the fiscal year and the FAAs budget being a "continuing resolution" at this point, I... More
Answered By: Kevin - 10/1/2008
Additional Answers (2)
Here is a good link: http://www.faa.gov/jobs/job_opportunities/airtraffic_controllers... More
Source(s):
Answered By: Pilot - 10/1/2008
 
Cutoff age is 30 your too old sorry hon to get your FAA cert
Answered By: A S - 10/1/2008
 
Sponsored results
(97) Local Jobs Pay $17-$92 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
800Hiring.com/A Jobs
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
www.HomeJobs-Finder.info
Legitimate Surveys for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
PaidSurvey.whitevisa.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-204
eTrustLogo