Chicago Executive Airport

January 25, 2008 - 5:49am

The fatal crash of the Alberto-Culver Gulfstream IV at Palwaukee Municipal Airport on Oct. 30, 1996, has spawned one of the most lengthy, and very likely one of the most costly, litigation processes in the history of business aviation.

January 25, 2008 - 5:49am

The fatal crash of the Alberto-Culver Gulfstream IV at Palwaukee Municipal Airport on Oct. 30, 1996, has spawned one of the most lengthy, and very likely one of the most costly, litigation processes in the history of business aviation.

November 27, 2007 - 6:45am

BBA Aviation and Executive Jet announced on August 13 they had signed a deal in late June that will make BBA Aviation’s Signature Flight Support chain “the exclusive FBO in all contiguous U.S. states and Alaska and in all current and all future cities for FBO services.”

October 9, 2007 - 9:24am

At first glance Chicago seems much like a handful of other large metropolitan cities–a pair of airline hubs surrounded by a smattering of general aviation reliever fields. But in Chicago’s case, the center of the airspace is O’Hare International Airport, the world’s busiest (909,530 operations last year). Chicago’s second hub, Midway, relinquished that same title to O’Hare in the 1960s.

August 29, 2007 - 11:16am

Charter/management company North American Jet (NAJ) flew the first revenue passenger flight in an Eclipse 500 VLJ on August 17. The trip originated at the company’s base at Chicago Executive Airport (formerly Palwaukee), carrying two pilots and two passengers to Martin State Airport in Baltimore, at 33,000 feet in Eclipse 500 S/N 18, according to NAJ president Ken Ross.

March 22, 2007 - 8:43am

Corporate pilot (and AIN contributing writer) Rob Mark heads up the Palwaukee (Ill.) Airport Community Engagement Council, or PACE. To mark the airport’s recognition as the 2004 Illinois reliever airport of the year, PACE has published a simple brochure that highlights the airport’s contributions to the local economy and its effect on the community’s social structure.

March 22, 2007 - 8:11am

The Illinois DOT selected Palwaukee Municipal as the state’s general aviation reliever airport of the year. Palwaukee was chosen for its work in community support, airport maintenance and “overall promotion of general aviation.” Airport manager Dennis Rouleau credited the two-year-old PACE (Palwaukee Airport Community Engagement Council) outreach program for helping to shift the community’s attitude toward the airport.

December 26, 2006 - 5:27am

Glenn Maben & Nathan Forrest

December 14, 2006 - 8:05am

Gulfstream officials yesterday got a chuckle out of claims by rival Bombardier that the Canadian manufacturer’s Global 5000 business jet beat their own Savannah, Georgia-built G450 on a recent speed-record flight.

November 8, 2006 - 11:18am

Looking to strengthen its position as a true one-stop-shop for business jet service in North America, BizJet International (Booth No. 5152) has founded a new coast-to-coast partnership network.

 
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