Don't let Congress ruin your flight with scary bedtime stories about control-tower closures. Nightly, towers close all over the country, and still we fly. As seen in the image below, Class D airspace usually reverts to Class E, and pilots converse without government interference on CTAF, which is usually the tower frequency during business hours. CTAF means:


Communication Traffic Approach Frequency


Coordinated Tower Arrival Frequency


Common Tower Advisory Frequency


Common Traffic Advisory Frequency

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