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Executive Director Takes the Helm at Airport Association

Executive Director Takes the Helm at Airport Association The Illinois Public Airports Association (IPAA) Monday elected Jamie Abbott as its 2018-19 Chairman. The IPAA promotes the development, construction, maintenance and continued improvement of publicly-owned airports throughout Illinois and the nation. IPAA is also one of the largest such airport organizations in the U.S. The association also functions as a bi-partisan …

This Week’s Airport Board Meeting Rescheduled

Sorry for the last minute notification, but the airport’s regular board meeting has been rescheduled from this coming Wednesday night September 19 to the following Wednesday September 26 due to scheduling problems. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.

A Closer Look at Jet Linx

A Closer Look at Jet Linx Jet Linx is finalizing a lease at Chicago Executive Airport and plans to open its new base before the holidays. Founded in 1999 in Omaha, the company currently manages 105 aircraft for clients around the country from more than a dozen bases in locations like Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Washington DC and more, with plans …

Big Welcome to Jet Linx

Jet Linx, said yesterday, Chicago Executive airport is the new home of its 15th U.S. base. The company offers aircraft management and Jet Card membership programs through a focused, personalized approach to private aviation. “We see a great opportunity to offer Chicago the benefits of our unique service model. Local clients will enjoy our guaranteed jet card and aircraft management programs …

Signature Flight Support and the Airport Host the Collings Foundation

Signature Flight Support and the Airport Host the Collings Foundation A big congrats goes to the folks at Signature Flight Support for helping the Collings Foundation base here for a few days last week – Friday until Monday – to offer the community a close look at these vintage WWII aircraft, the B-17, B-24, B-25 & P-51 Mustang. Signature said …

Airport Publishes Request for Sound Insulation Program Manager

Chicago Executive Airport is in the market for a program manager to handle the upcoming residential sound insulation effort. Known officially as an RFQ, or Request for Qualifications, the airport wants to identify the most qualified respondent to handle both the program itself, as well as the installation of soundproofing in qualified residences. Details of the scope and terms of …

Helping the Fire Victims in Prospect Heights

By now, nearly everyone has heard about the huge fire that occurred in the River Trails condominiums on Wednesday afternoon. So intense was the blaze in fact, that 150 fire fighters from 50 surrounding departments answered the call to assist the Prospect Heights Fire Department. In the end, three of the three-story buildings were consumed by the flames. Through some …

WWII Aircraft Return to PWK on July 27

WWII Aircraft Return to PWK on July 27 The Collings Foundation’s WWII aircraft will soon be back at PWK by popular demand. The fleet begins arriving late morning on July 27 and should be available for tours by 2 p.m. each day and wrap up around 5 p.m. This year though, the aircraft will only be staying with us for …

Runway Rehab Season is Fast Approaching

Runway Rehab Season is Fast Approaching Keeping all our runways in good operating order 365 days a year is no small challenge. That said, we’ve scheduled some work on the runway surfaces over the next few weeks that you’ll want to pay attention to. We’ve tried to minimize the total closure of any runway of course, but there are a …