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EDITORIAL: Don't let trains keep blocking planes

EDITORIAL: Don't let trains keep blocking planes

Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion has been delayed yet again. This time, the deadline has been extended until August 2015.

July 23, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Airport changes promising so far

People waiting for Gary/Chicago International Airport to reach its potential have reason for hope after a recent Airport Authority meeting.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

Thirty years is a long time for most anything. Serving in Congress that long is extraordinary.

June 08, 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
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Region views on Gary/Chicago International Airport

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Annette Dobrzeniecki, Dyer | "I would hope that it would, because it's convenient. It's a small airport, and parking is affordable."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Mylese Tucker, Chesterton | "I used to be a flight attendant. I worked for Pan Am, but that was a long time ago — not in Gary, though. It still hasn’t happened, but it would be nice if it would."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Bill Oeding, Valparaiso | "Yes I do. It would make sense because of its proximity to Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Alex Kowalsky, Gary | "I'm not sure, but I certainly hope it would happen. It would be a plus in savings of time and a better schedule than O'Hare or Midway."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Josh Smith, Chesterton | "Should be, but it probably won't. They don't get anything done over there."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

"Will Gary/Chicago International Airport become a viable commuter hub?"

Jenn Kazen, Lake Station | "No. Have you ever driven out there? The roads are bad, and it's not well lit."

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Gary commission picks up airport's $817,500 tab

The city of Gary Redevelopment Commission has approved paying former Indianapolis Airport CEO John Clark's company $500,000 for its work on the Gary/Chicago International Airport privatization.

May 01, 2014 11:45 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: A closer look at airport privatization agreement

GUEST COMMENTARY: A closer look at airport privatization agreement

I had to force myself to read the recently-signed Airport Development Agreement. All it takes is tiny type and legalistic language, and most of us will stop reading.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

The South Shore Line's operator on Friday took a major step toward applying for federal aid to build a $571 million extension by voting unanimously to hire AECOM, of Los Angeles, to develop a draft environmental impact study.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: We're pushing for positive changes in region

WILLIAM NANGLE: We're pushing for positive changes in region

Northwest Indiana stands on the threshold of positive change. The winds of change are clearly at work as we enter 2014. Many a progressive program is at work here.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Airport Authority reps should be local

Gary/Chicago International Airport is in the midst of big changes, from privatization to the runway extension to even a discussion of the route to future success. The Airport Authority must steer the airport well.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am
The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

Have you ever wondered about the editorials you see Sunday through Friday on the Opinion page? We'd like to tell you who we are and what our agenda is for 2014.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Red Tails now fighting for area youths

JOHN DAVIES: Red Tails now fighting for area youths

By now, most know that nearly 1,000 black pilots challenged the status quo by their courage and discipline in protecting American B-17s. As bomber escorts, they flew the P-51 planes with red tails made famous in the movie “Red Tails.”

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Privatization should make airport finally fly

There has been considerable criticism of privatizing Gary/Chicago International Airport operations now, when the airport is still a jewel in the rough, rather than later, when the city could get some revenue from leasing this asset.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
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