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Airport Infrastructure

GUEST COMMENTARY: Gary's airport progresses despite doubters

GUEST COMMENTARY: Gary's airport progresses despite doubters

Fifteen years after the Federal Aviation Administration set a 2015 deadline for longer runway safety areas at airports nationwide, the task of expanding the main runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport is nearly complete. It’s been neither easy nor cheap, but major construction proj…

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crossing into future at Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport has two runways. The longest, at 7,000 feet, runs northwest/southeast and is referred by its compass bearing 12/30, meaning 120 and 300 degrees, respectively, from due north. Within a year, the runway will have been lengthened to 8,900 feet.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
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