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Gary airport staff interviewing for their jobs

GARY | Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator AvPorts will begin interviews of all airport staff this week in preparation for decisions on hiring to be made in the coming weeks.

April 14, 2014 2:00 pm
Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Gary airport adviser fees having bumpy ride

A move to pay consultants who arranged a 40-year privatization deal at Gary/Chicago International Airport up to $2 million is raising questions among industry experts and others.

March 08, 2014 12:00 pm

Gary airport operator hunts for general manager

Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator is already talking to prospects for the post of airport manager and plans to have someone on the job by the end of March at the latest.

February 10, 2014 4:00 pm

New Gary airport operator says expansion a priority

The stalled Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion could get a renewed push as a new private operator takes over at the the airport.

February 09, 2014 10:30 pm

Consultant tab for airport deal has no takers

A consultants tab that could approach $1 million for the privatization of Gary/Chicago International Airport so far has no takers.

December 23, 2013 4:30 pm
Privatization deal lands at Gary airport

Privatization deal lands at Gary airport

Members of a public-private partnership committee at the authority's regular meeting Monday briefed members on a contract for airport development and another for airport operations.

December 09, 2013 3:00 pm

Gary runway extension getting mistake-proofed

In a cover-up of epic proportions, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is spreading blue tarps over its 1,900-foot runway extension in order to ward off pilots who might mistake it for the end of the main runway.

November 25, 2013 2:40 pm Related

Gary airport sics another legal team on railroads

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday authorized the hiring of a second legal team to get railroads out of the way of the $166 million airport expansion.

November 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Pence taps 'blue ribbon' panel to set state infrastructure goals

INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.

October 10, 2013 2:30 pm

New Gary airport board flying into turbulence

The new Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority appointed in one week will face a series of daunting tasks, including a recent consulting spree that has plunged its budget in the red.

August 24, 2013 2:30 pm
Appraisal for Gary airport privatization delayed

Appraisal for Gary airport privatization delayed

A key piece of financial information for the Gary/Chicago International Airport privatization is missing in action and may not be delivered to prospective investors before the Aug. 26 bid deadline.

August 21, 2013 3:07 pm
Gary airport appoints overseer for expansion project

Gary airport appoints overseer for expansion project

Former Indianapolis Airport CEO John Clark has been appointed to oversee the Gary/Chicago International Airport's $166 million expansion project, following a debacle that will delay the projects completion at least nine months.

July 08, 2013 1:37 pm

Tax change should give Indiana airports a boost

Changes in how the state of Indiana taxes aviation fuel and airplane parts could give a big boost to airports throughout the state and especially Northwest Indiana.

July 03, 2013 6:00 am
Gary airport gets thumbs up from Citigroup banker

Gary airport gets thumbs up from Citigroup banker

In the never-ending Gary-versus-Peotone airport debate, the Indiana airport received an unexpected endorsement from a CitiGroup investment banker on Monday.

June 10, 2013 4:30 pm

Airport's $225,000 couldn't keep airline in Gary

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority spent $225,000 marketing Allegiant airlines flights to the public, but it wasn't enough to keep the airline in Gary beyond this summer.

May 25, 2013 4:47 pm

Congressional action on air controllers is self-serving

Congress worked fast to pass a bill to free delays at airports. This is happening only because politicians also travel on commercial airlines and don't want to be delayed in airports.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am

RDA in negotiations to lure 250 jobs to region

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Board on Tuesday approved working with the state to land a new employer for the region that could create more than 250 new jobs.

May 21, 2013 2:00 pm
Former Indy airport CEO reboots at Gary

Former Indy airport CEO reboots at Gary

One day, he spent five hours straight at City Hall talking to representatives of major investment banks from all over the world. Other days he was on the phone with a $170 billion global hedge fund.

May 18, 2013 8:00 pm Photos



Fed cuts could shut Ill. airport control towers

CHICAGO | Air traffic control towers could be shut down at nine Illinois airports, including in the state capital, if no deal is reached in Washington to avert federal spending cuts scheduled to take effect next month.

February 23, 2013 1:15 pm



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