Author: US FAA Staff    Published: m5/3/2023   FAA

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The application window to become an air traffic controller will open at 12:01 am ET May 5 and run through May 8. You still have two days to prepare your application. Don’t wait, do the following three things now to ensure you’re ready to apply:

There is still an opportunity for you to meet controllers in training; hear from current controllers and get your questions answered from our HR team about the application process, training, and job.

  • Air Traffic Controller Application & Training Workshop – Thursday, May 4 at 5 PM ET
    • Join air traffic controllers and hiring specialists to discuss the application process, eligibility, training, and what it takes to be a controller.
    • Registration is required to attend this event. You can register at

You can view recordings of previous Be ATC live events here:

Visit for more information and follow the FAA’s social media channels for updates about the hiring window.

Still interested in an aviation career but not sure this position is right for you? Learn about more career opportunities at the FAA on USAJobs.