Progress at Gary/Chicago International Airport must pick up speed.
Fifteen years after the Federal Aviation Administration set a 2015 deadline for longer runway safety areas at airports nationwide, the task of expanding the main runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport is nearly complete. It’s been neither easy nor cheap, but major construction proj…
C'mon already, do the runway expansion. I don't care about contaminated soil unless you are planting corn there. The dirty soil is going to a landfill anyway.
Gary/Chicago International Airport has two runways. The longest, at 7,000 feet, runs northwest/southeast and is referred by its compass bearing 12/30, meaning 120 and 300 degrees, respectively, from due north. Within a year, the runway will have been lengthened to 8,900 feet.
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INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, wants Indiana residents to have more say on the planned expansion of the Lansing Municipal Airport.
Gary/Chicago International Airport and Gary officials announced an agreement Monday with Canadian National Railway Co. to move railroad tracks to allow for the airport's $162 million runway expansion.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, announces a deal between Gary/Chicago International Airport and Canadian Nationial Railway Co. to relocate railroad tracks during a news conference in Gary. The agreement will allow the airport to move forward with expanding its runway.
A map shows in orange the proposed expansion for the Gary/Chicago Internaltional Airport runway to 8,900 feet. A deal the airport and Canadian National Railway Co. reached Monday will allow the expansion at the northwest end of the runway.
A map shows the proposed expansion (highlighted in orange) for the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway to 8,900 feet. The airport reached a key agreement with Canadian National Railway Co. on Monday to relocate railroad tracks at the northwest end of the runway to allow for the expansion.
Patrick Waldron, Canadian National Railroad Co. public affairs manager, talks Monday about moving CN railroad tracks to accommodate the Gary/Chicago International Airport's $162 million runway expansion during a news conference in Gary.
Steve Landry, interim director for Gary/Chicago International Airport, talks Monday in Gary about an agreement with Canadian National Railroad Co. to move railroad tracks for the airport's runway expansion project. The aiport will be able to expand its runway to 8,900 feet and comply with Fe…
Ross Amundson, vice president of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Board, joins other officials Wednesday as they board a bus at the airport terminal bound for a groundbreaking ceremony in a hangar to mark the beginning of the long-waited runway expansion project.
Officials gather Wednesday at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for a groundbreaking on a long-awaited runway expansion project that will increase the runway length to nearly 9,000 feet.
A photo illustration shows the Chicago/Gary International Airport expansion section at top right.
Ross Amundson, vice president of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Board, joins other officials May 25 as they board a bus at the airport terminal bound for a groundbreaking ceremony in a hangar to mark the beginning of the long-waited runway expansion project.
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