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Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport

The baggage claim area stands empty at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The Northwest Indiana Regional Development is required by state law to assist in development of the airport.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Mayor touts Gary’s economic development efforts

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson packed the house at the Gary Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday at Majestic Star Casino, offering updated information about the city’s economic development initiatives.

September 08, 2014 3:55 pm

Airport extension expected to be nearly done this year

GARY | The Gary/Chicago International Airport made adjustments Monday to contracts regarding the airport extension project that officials and consultants say optimistically will be nearly complete this year.

September 08, 2014 2:21 pm

Gary's airport needs to get its act together

The Chicago Air and Water Show flights out of Gary/Chicago International Airport draw hundreds to watch each year. All colors, ages, nationalities sit for hours.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Here we go again at the Gary airport

There was another story about the pile-on at the Gary airport in The Times Aug 21.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Gary airport authority hears about positive changes

GARY | Members of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority heard a series of reports about finances, new maintenance programs and improved communications during Thursday’s meeting, and gave their approval to the news.

May 29, 2014 2:07 pm
Airport authority takes first step in privatization deal

Airport authority takes first step in privatization deal

The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. 

December 23, 2013 6:00 pm
Ground broken for new hangar at Gary airport

Ground broken for new hangar at Gary airport

B. Coleman Aviation broke ground Monday on its 25,000-square-foot hangar/terminal facility at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

December 09, 2013 4:12 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

Certain elements of our society, usually "progressive leaders," dub some naysayers to particular government projects NIMBYs.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
Airport board OKs additional $11.6M on expansion

Airport board OKs additional $11.6M on expansion

GARY | More than $11.6 million in additional appropriations for the Gary Chicago International Airport’s cumulative building fund was approved unanimously Tuesday by the Airport Authority board.

November 12, 2013 2:18 pm Photos

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State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

GARY | Staffing deficiencies, a pervasive lack of respect for authority and low confidence in command are plaguing Gary Police Department operations, a state report culling department employees' views concludes.

October 03, 2013 8:00 pm Related

Infrastructure, attracting talented young workers vital

CROWN POINT | To return Northwest Indiana to its economic vitality, “we need a new paradigm,” U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told those gathered at Friday’s Morning Business Hour at First Financial Bank.

September 13, 2013 4:00 pm

New members appointed to Gary Airport Authority

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday named four appointees to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority and Gov. Mike Pence appointed an authority president, calling on them to build on the work of the previous board.

August 30, 2013 2:15 pm
RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

Gary's airport won't produce results for region

I'm tired of hearing about Gary/Chicago International Airport. It's a place that will not produce. Find writers who will write about more important things. Gary is done.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.

July 25, 2013 10:06 am

Gary airport may put out final call for investors next week

A joint city/airport committee plans to issue a request for proposals from private investors for managing and developing the Gary/Chicago International Airport on Monday.

July 19, 2013 11:00 am
Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

GARY | Worse-than-expected ground contamination must be cleaned up before the Gary/Chicago International Airport can complete its $166 million runway expansion, which will be delayed until late next year.

July 02, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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Allegiant

Allegiant

The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Allegiant airlines plans to leave the airport after Aug. 10.

June 18, 2013 1:15 am
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