Lansing Municipal Airport
Henry Ford had provided automobile travel to the masses in the 1910s with the Model T. As he set out to do the same with air travel in the 1920s, he first had to establish facilities to house and showcase what would become the first commercial airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor.
Next weekend a new event is coming to Lansing that will highlight antiques and vintage wares in our own historic landmark, the Ford Hangar.
LANSING | The village's first modern organic pop-up market is Sept. 6 in Lansing.
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Harold and LeVerne Busack Barkow and their friend Gwen Hast are pictured in 1937 at the Lansing Municipal Airport, at Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road. At that time, people went out to the airport to watch the planes fly in.
Here in Lansing there’s a gem in our backyard that a lot of residents may not know much about and have rarely (maybe never) been to, yet it’s a place that many residents drive past on a regular basis — the Lansing Municipal Airport. It is an asset to our community that not many villages or s…
LANSING | Village Trustee Mikal Stole is a longtime village resident who takes a particular interest in the municipal airport at the southeast corner of the community.
LANSING | The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard will remember the nation's deceased veterans with a Memorial Day ceremony at 2 p.m. May 25 at the the municipal airport at Glenwood-Lansing Road and Burnham Avenue.
LANSING | Village officials are preparing for improvements to be made later this year at the Lansing Municipal Airport they say will set the stage for a long-desired expansion of the airport’s runways.
LANSING | An organization that helps historic preservation projects gave village officials a grant for use at the Ford Hangar at Lansing Municipal Airport.
LANSING | A large crowd at the Lansing Veterans Memorial on Sunday paid special tribute to women who have served in the military.
LANSING | Village President Norm Abbott met with Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday in Chicago to discuss a possible runway expansion at the Lansing Municipal Airport, officials said.
LANSING | Landmarks Illinois Historic Preservation Fund, which helps with historic preservation projects across the state, has provided a grant to Lansing municipal government to help restore its historic hangar structure at the Lansing Municipal Airport.
LANSING | The Tropria Aero Club located at the Lansing Municipal Airport will begin flight ground school on Sept. 20 at the Chicago Business Air Center, 3259 Airport Drive.
LANSING | During our Nations conflicts starting with the American Revolution, there have been more than 633,568 military personal taken prisoners of war or deemed missing in action. Still today the fate of many of those missing or taken prisoner is still unknown. Their families still wait fo…
DYER | Jeff Van Hecke says he’s been hearing it loud and clear from residents on each side of the state line: no Main Street extension.
LANSING | Village officials have applied to a nonprofit organization interested in historic preservation for funding to restore the Ford Hangar at Lansing Municipal Airport.
LANSING | The Lansing Police Cadets are gearing up to host a Touch-A-Truck event, and all are welcome to join the fun.
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