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Porter County Airport

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

August 19, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

Photos

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

August 19, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

Photos

Wings of Freedom tour lands in Porter County

Wings of Freedom tour lands in Porter County

VALPARAISO | The engine on the World War II B-17 Flying Fortress rumbled like a passing freight train as it prepared to take off at the Porter County Regional Airport Monday afternoon. Inside, people sat on the floor while the airplane shook around them. 

July 21, 2014 7:00 pm Video Photos

Photos

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 Pilot Intern Julia Hamlin, right, and participant Davin Gonzalez, left, and his mother Sonia Gonzalez-Nieves, background, both of Portage, fly in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk out of Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:58 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 Pilot Intern Julia Hamlin, right, and participant Davin Gonzalez, left, and his mother Sonia Gonzalez-Nieves, background, both of Portage, fly in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk out of Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:58 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 Pilot Intern Julia Hamlin and participant Allison Eades, 16, and her mother Nancy Eades, both of Lowell, take off from Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:48 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 Pilot Intern Julia Hamlin and participant Allison Eades, 16, and her mother Nancy Eades, both of Lowell, take off from Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:48 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 participant Allison Eades, 16, of Lowell, prepares to fly in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk at Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:49 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 participant Allison Eades, 16, of Lowell, rides in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk at Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:49 pm
High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

High schoolers get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Discover Flying Challenge 2014 Pilot Intern Julia Hamlin, left, stands with participant Allison Eades, 16, of Lowell, in front of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk after their flight in the airplane at Eagle Aircraft at Porter County Airport.

June 28, 2014 3:48 pm
Public hearing set for county government's first TIF

Public hearing set for county government's first TIF

VALPARAISO | Porter County officials are rolling ahead with the creation of the first tax increment financing district in the unincorporated area of the county.

February 20, 2014 4:15 pm Related

County banks on airport for development

VALPARAISO | When the Porter County Redevelopment Commission revealed plans recently to pursue $48.7 million for improvements in and around the Porter County Regional Airport in Washington Township, concern was voiced about the lack of public use of the site.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am
porter county airport

porter county airport

The terminal and administrative building of the Porter County Airport in Valparaiso.

October 02, 2013 5:14 pm
Porter County moves TIF plans from U.S. 6 to airport

Porter County moves TIF plans from U.S. 6 to airport

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission has tabled plans for a tax increment financing district in the area of the new hospital and is now looking south in and around the county airport instead.

September 26, 2013 5:55 pm Related
Premature graying in men is common, but not easily explained

Premature graying in men is common, but not easily explained

John Weber uses his early gray hair to his advantage.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Plan to turn Fetla's into gun range revived

VALPARAISO | The proposal to revive the former Fetla's Trading Post as a shooting range will be brought back again Tuesday, but this time the owners hope to do it in the city.

May 03, 2012 7:45 pm
Locals recall 1966 Porter County air show crash

Locals recall 1966 Porter County air show crash

VALPARAISO | Friday's crash in Reno, Nev., served as a painful reminder of a 1966 air show crash at the Porter County Airport that killed a stunt pilot.

September 19, 2011 2:32 pm
Wings of glory

Wings of glory

World War II veteran Wally Arndt, center, who was a singleman in the Navy, prepares to fly on a B-24J Liberator on Monday at the Porter County Muncipal Airport in Valparaiso.

July 25, 2011 6:45 pm
Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory

Lake Frantom, 10, of Valparaiso, checks out a B-24J Liberator on Monday at the Porter County Regional Airport in Valapariso on Monday. The World War II-era bomber will be on display until Wednesday.

July 25, 2011 6:45 pm
Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory

The view from the tail gunner position on a World War II B-24J Liberator on a flight over Porter County on Monday,.

July 25, 2011 6:45 pm
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