Gary/Chicago International Airport has begun seeking proposals for a public-private partnership, looking for an investor with deep pockets who can make the airport's prospects soar.
At the end of the legislative session, Springfield lawmakers quickly and quietly passed Senate Bill 20, giving governance to the South Suburban Airport to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Gary/Chicago International Airport interim Director Steve Landry stands last year on ground that has been graded for the extension of the airport's main runway. On Monday, the airport authority moved forward on arranging financing for the final phase of the $166 million expansion.
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.
Using expanded polystyrene, workers construct a new bridge at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Gov. Mike Pence on Friday also signed Senate Bill 585, thawing the Lake County property tax levy freeze, setting qualifications for Gary airport board members and providing for studies of re…
The new bridge on Airport Road near the Gary/Chicago International Airport will be named the Quentin P. Smith Tuskegee Airman Memorial Bridge. The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority paid the $11.6 million tab for building the bridge, which is part of the $166 million airport ru…
Gary/Chicago International Airport board President Nate Williams, from left, Lake County Commissioner Roosevelt Allen, Quentin P. Smith Jr. and Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson unveil one of the signs for the new bridge on Airport Road. The bridge was dedicated in honor of the late Tuskegee A…
Gary/Chicago International Airport board Vice President Marion Johnson presides over a ceremony Friday dedicating the new bridge on Airport Road in honor of the late Tuskegee Airman Quentin P. Smith. The new overpass will be called the Quentin P. Smith Tuskegee Airman Memorial Bridge.
John Clark listens at a recent meeting of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's public-private partnership committee in the airport's conference room. In April, he was hired as the program manager for the committee's effort, which seeks to land private investment of $100 million or more f…
John Clark speaks about a potential review of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project at a recent meeting of the public-private partnership committee in the airport conference room. In April, he was hired as the program manager for the committee's effort, which seeks to la…
John Clark listens and takes notes at a recent meeting of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's public-private partnership committee in the airport administration building's conference room. In April, he was hired as the program manager for the committee's effort, which seeks to land priv…
John Clark speaks about a potential review of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project at a recent meeting of the public-private partnership committee in the airport's conference room. In April, he was hired as the program manager for the committee's effort, which seeks to …
I’m not saying that the proposed Peotone airport is cursed, but U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds bragged that he would build the airport. He went to the penitentiary.
Eastern Will County has been in the gun sight of state government for a long time, sort of like the Kurds, who are menaced by aggressive neighbors on all sides.
CHICAGO | Chicago must reimburse the U.S. government for $6 million in federal disaster funds the city used to recoup its airport snow-removal costs following major winter storms in 1999 and 2000, a U.S. district judge said in a ruling posted Monday.
The control tower at Gary/Chicago International Airport, seen in this March 2012 photo, is set to close Friday, falling victim to federal sequester budget cuts, Airport Interim Director Steve Landry told the authority board Monday.
The Peotone airport was first envisioned in the late 1960s by state south suburban Republicans as an O'Hare/Tollway type of patronage money-maker. Jesse Jackson Jr. was convinced by them to spearhead it as a job-creating panacea. It has never had any airline interest.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is spending about $26.5 million to rebuild a rail line from north of the airport to this sugar plant. It will also build a new rail connection and spur to the plant.
Well, Illinois is now 50th as far as derelict states go. Democrats and the Republicans before them have bankrupted our futures.
Revelations earlier this month the Gary/Chicago International Airport was experiencing large cost overruns on a crucial runway expansion project came as unwelcome news to an effort a long time in coming. But a study outlined in The Times on Thursday business section by reporter Keith Benman …
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