Eye in the Sky: Looking at PIT From the Control Tower

Photo essay offers view of the airport from a unique perspective

By BlueSkyStaff

Published November 4, 2019

Read Time: < 1 min


The air traffic control tower at Pittsburgh International Airport is our eye in the sky – a 227-foot vantage point for controllers to overlook every plane, vehicle and person on the airfield.

That means it’s also an ideal spot for a photographer.

As the leaves drop off the trees and the mercury drops in the thermometer, here’s a look back at our beautiful airport during a warmer, greener time from a perch far above the pavement. View more photos from the control tower here.

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