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Air Transportation

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  • Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state

    Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state
    Romeoville's Lewis University Airport was named the 2014 Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics last month. The airport received the distinction based on the facility's safety record,...
  • FAA: U-2 spy plane overloaded computer, caused airline flight chaos

    FAA: U-2 spy plane overloaded computer, caused airline flight chaos
    Federal aviation officials have increased the amount of computer memory available at a Palmdale air traffic control center after it was unable to process the flight plan of a high-flying U-2 spy plane, prompting a temporary halt to airline flights...
  • O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods

     O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods
    Most of us like to think of ourselves as good people — kind-hearted souls who mourn other people's misfortune, sympathetic types who would hate to see our neighbors suffer. But any notions I may have had about my own generosity of spirit have been...
  • Report urges new light-rail station, circulator train for LAX travel

    Report urges new light-rail station, circulator train for LAX travel
    In a slight advancement of the decades-long debate over how to bring rail to Los Angeles International Airport, transportation officials Monday voiced their support for a project they said could solve one of Southern California’s most vexing and...
  • New airline on tap for MIA in 2015

    New airline on tap for MIA in 2015
    Miami International Airport will welcome international carrier Thomas Cook Airlines in May 2015, airport officials announced recently. Thomas Cook plans to operate twice-weekly flights between Miami and Manchester, England.   The seasonal flights...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
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  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
  • John Wayne to build USO center

    For the first time in the organization's more than 70-year history, John Wayne Airport will be home to a United Service Organization center, officials announced this week. USO centers act as welcoming facilities for returning troops, where military...
  • Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'

    Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'
    Rosemarie Andolino helped deliver two new runways and better food to O’Hare International Airport in the 11 years since she took the lead role on an expansion project at the city’s main airport with no prior experience in the aviation field....
  • All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral

    All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral
    By his own self-deprecating account, Richard Dunn realizes he’s already at  “minute 13 of my 15 minutes of fame.” But what a heck of a cyber ride, one that has taught him a valuable lesson about the planet’s runaway Internet...
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