ROCKFORD — Winnebago County will contribute $8
million toward the construction of a AAR Corp. jet-repair facility, adding to an
investment approved by Rockford earlier in the week.
WHEELING -- Chicago Executive Airport managers say
they hear "loud and clear" from the airport's municipal owners, Prospect
Heights and Wheeling, where mayors came out swinging this week against a
WHEELING -- The contract between Chicago Executive
Airport and CEO Charlie Priester shows that he could receive lucrative
bonuses if the airport wins state and federal approval for a runway
Mayors of both Wheeling and Prospect
Heights have announced their opposition to a runway extension at Chicago
Executive Airport, but Charlie Priester, the man hired to oversee a
blueprint for the facility's future, wants to keep studying expansion.
ROCKFORD — Rockford's city council has approved
spending $5 million to help Wood Dale-based AAR Corp. set up a $41 million jet-repair facility at
Chicago Rockford International Airport.
WHEELING -- Village President Dean Argiris
has sent a clear message to Chicago Executive Airport brass: Runway
expansion is "never going to happen."
MUNSTER, Ind — The Indiana Department of
Transportation has officially joined Illinois in suspending work on a
planned 47-mile expressway between the two states.
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