February 18, 2014
QUESTION: On a VFR sectional chart, you see a star symbol next to the control tower frequency. What does that star symbol tell you?
ANSWER: The star symbol tells you that control tower operation is part time only. (Source: Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide, page 9)
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