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A PROCLAMATION TO DEDICATE THE MAYOR NICHOLAS J. HELMER EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE ROOM AT CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT

                  WHEREAS, the City of Prospect Heights and the Village of Wheeling purchased the Airport on December 26, 1986 and have entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement for the Organization, Operation, and Maintenance of the Chicago Executive Airport; and,                   WHEREAS, Section 4 of the said Agreement requires the selection of a seven member Board of Directors and specifies …

Chicago Executive Airport Welcomes New Maintenance, Repair Facility

WAir opens full-service piston maintenance and flight training operations at PWK April 6, 2022 – A company offering maintenance and repair services, along with Flight Training operations, has opened at Chicago Executive Airport (CEA), providing airport tenants a unique service as CEA continues to grow its suite of best-in-class facilities at the airport. WAir will offer full service, on-site, piston …

CABAA 2022 Scholarship Applications are now available

CABAA 2022 Scholarship Applications are now available. This year’s financial scholarships include the Ken Johnson Memorial Scholarship, CABAA Maintenance Committee Financial Scholarship, and the CABAA General Financial Scholarship; each scholarship being set at $8000 for this year. The training awards this year include two pilot type ratings with the FlightSafety/CAE Professional Pilot Training Awards, two initial jet maintenance training courses …

Signature Aviation Enters into New Lease Agreement at Chicago Executive Airport

February 18, 2022 Planning will commence for new hangar and office space for private aviation users as part of the agreement. Under a new lease agreement with Chicago Executive Airport (CEA), Signature Aviation, the world’s largest network of fixed-based operators (FBOs), will expand its current operations at the airport and commence planning to construct additional hangar and office space. The …

Alderman Approve Land Purchase at Chicago Executive Airport

Journal Topics Alderman Approve Land Purchase at Chicago Executive Airport Justin Kaechele January 19, 2022 At the Prospect Heights City Council workshop on Jan. 10, aldermen approved Chicago Executive Airport’s purchase of 3.37 acres of property adjacent to the airfield, near Tower Road. The property was approved for purchase for $1.1 million and will be paid for by the airport. …

Hawthorne Global Aviation Seeks to Expand Footprint at CEA

Journal Topics Hawthorne Global Aviation Seeks to Expand Footprint at Chicago Executive Airport Richard Mayer January 19, 2022   Hawthorne Global Aviation Services presented concept review plans for a proposed 30,000-square foot hangar and 6,900 square-feet of office space at Chicago Executive Airport (CEA) yesterday at the Village of Wheeling’s regular board meeting. The Hangar 22 project has support from CEA and is in line with the airport’s Master Plan, which is approved by both the Village of Wheeling and …

Aviation Company Presents its Plan for New Hangar

Daily Herald Aviation Company Presents its Plan For New Hanger at Chicago Executive Airport Russell Lissau January 18, 2022   An aviation company based at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling wants to build a new hangar at the facility.   Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has proposed a new, 30,000-square-foot hangar with 6,900 square feet of office space at the airport, which is jointly …

Priester Aviation Shares COVID-19 Mitigation Procedures To Keep Customers and Staff Safe

Chicago Executive Airport is a robust community of businesses, customers, recreational flyers, and so much more. Through creativity and teamwork, we’ve all adapted our daily operations to mitigate the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Priester Aviation, a longstanding PWK institution, shared the procedures they’ve implemented as one example. We’re proud to work with Priester and all of our airport …