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What Chicago's Meigs Field Can Teach Us About City Airport

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Photo Courtesy of Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields

Under the cover of darkness on March 31, 2003 bulldozers carved giant X's into the runway at Chicago's Meigs Field airport. The move--ordered by Mayor Richard Daley--resulted in bewilderment on the part of Chicago residents and a fine from the Federal Aviation Administration. With Detroit's Coleman A. Young International Airport in jeopardy, WDET's J. Carlisle Larsen gives us an overview of the Meigs Field Scandal.

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Photo Courtesy of Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields