Originally Posted by xrayoscar28
Guess I was wrong. I kinda wanna know what they do that's different..hmm.
It's not based on traffic levels. [strike]It's based on airspace and what's inside of it. A tower or TRACON position has a comparatively small amount of airspace to handle, and infrequently or rarely will handle things of a security sensitive nature. En Route controllers have military operations, VIP movements, and other considerations.[/strike]
Edit: I'm wrong. And also, we don't have a strikethrough tag here. Anyway, read this instead: http://www.stuckmic.com/131114-post15.html