Expanded Gary Airport Runway Opens for Business

The Gary/Chicago International Airport celebrate the grand opening of its new 8,900-foot runway on July 10. The expanded runway is the centerpiece of more than $170 million in improvements that are already drawing new business to the airport and the surrounding area.

What do the improvements mean for the City of Gary and for Northwest Indiana? We asked a number of those attending the opening ceremony for their thoughs, which you can see here:

For more, check out remarks by U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and RDA President and CEO Bill Hanna here.