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Indiana vying for $10B Boeing airplane plant

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.

December 15, 2013 12:38 am
Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employee Bob Oaks and his wife, Michelle, are greeted at the Gary Jet Center by fellow coworkers. Oaks and four other employees are headed on a VIP trip to Las Vegas courtesy of Horseshoe.

March 21, 2013 2:32 pm
Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employees board the private jet that will whisk them away to Las Vegas courtesy of Horseshoe.

March 21, 2013 2:32 pm
Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employees head to Vegas

Horseshoe employees pose with the private jet that will whisk them away to Las Vegas courtesy of Horseshoe.

March 21, 2013 2:32 pm
Sequester may shut Gary control tower

Sequester may shut Gary control tower

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.

February 25, 2013 2:05 pm
Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Gary Jet Center Maintenance Supervisor Cruz Rosales turns on power to a jet in the Boeing hanger Thursday at the Gary Jet Center in Gary. Rosales was an avionics technician in the Marines before being hired by the Gary Jet Center 12 years ago.

November 08, 2012 5:54 pm
Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Gary Jet Center Maintenance Supervisor Cruz Rosales sits in the cockpit of a plane at the Boeing hanger Thursday at the Gary Jet Center. Rosales was an avionics technician in the Marines before being hired by the Gary Jet Center 12 years ago. 

November 08, 2012 5:54 pm
 Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Gary Jet Center Maintenance Supervisor Cruz Rosales was an avionics technician in the Marines before being hired by the Gary Jet Center 12 years ago.

November 08, 2012 5:53 pm
Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Vet Cruz Rosales at Gary Jet Center

Gary Jet Center Maintenance Supervisor Cruz Rosales was an avionics technician in the Marines before being hired by the Gary Jet Center 12 years ago.

November 08, 2012 5:53 pm
Gary Jet Center wins top Boeing honor

Gary Jet Center wins top Boeing honor

A Gary Jet Center employee turns on power to a jet in the Boeing hanger at the Gary Jet Center in Gary. The Gary Jet Center has been honored as a 2013 "Supplier of the Year" by Boeing Co., making the Gary business part of a select group of only 16 Boeing suppliers worldwide to be recognized …

November 08, 2012 5:54 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened 40,000-square-foot hanger at Gary/Chicago International Airport. The hangar features energy-efficient systems seen here such as huge overhead fans and digitally controll…

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

The Gary Jet Center recently opened a new $5 million, 40,000-square-foot hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport that features energy-efficient, insulated panels on the ceiling, walls and 240-foot-long front door.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

The front door on the Gary Jet Center's new hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport is 240 feet long and 28 feet high. It is made up of 2 1/2-inch-thick insulated panels set between steel I-beams that slide over tracks in the floor.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

An overhead fan 20 feet in diameter spins near the ceiling of the new Gary Jet Center hangar. The fan is one of two that force warm air downward, increasing the hangar's energy efficiency.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport

The $7.1 million headquarters hangar for the Gary Jet Center will be completed later this year. It is the second hangar built by the Jet Center, the Gary/Chicago International Airport's fixed base operator, in the past two years.

August 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport

A new hangar facility is under construction at the Gary Jet Center. The $7.1 million headquarters hangar for the Gary Jet Center will be completed later this year. It is the second hangar built by the Jet Center, the Gary/Chicago International Airport's fixed base operator, in the past two years.

August 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Private jets speed Gary airport growth

Private jets speed Gary airport growth

Gary Jet Center lineman Dennis Montgomery tows a business jet to a parking space at Gary/Chicago International Airport. Private jet traffic at the airport has almost doubled since 2007.

August 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Gary/Chicago International Airport has the most corporate and charter jet traffic

Gary/Chicago International Airport has the most corporate and charter jet traffic

Lineman Dennis Montgomery tows a plane to a parking place at the Gary Jet Center on Aug. 19. Gary/Chicago International Airport has by far the most corporate and charter jet traffic of any airport in the region.

August 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Private jets speed Gary airport growth

Private jets speed Gary airport growth

A Bombardier Global jet is fueled at Gary/Chicago International Airport. The airport has by far the most corporate and charter jet traffic of any airport in the region.

August 19, 2011 7:10 pm
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