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News Writer Contrasts GYY Situation With FNT Story  
User currently onlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3145 posts, RR: 10
Posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1571 times:

Courtesy: Northwest Indiana Times

News Writer Contrasts GYY Situation With FNT Story

Flight Paths For Gary?
http://www.nwitimes.com/articles/200...bbf824fa297909862571eb0077fb11.txt

Airport Helped Flint Get Its Mojo Back
http://www.nwitimes.com/articles/200...764a7423211071862571eb0074b0b4.txt

Blue-Collar Flint Sees Airport In Its Own Light
http://www.nwitimes.com/articles/200...8f4e5f1f65b75a862571eb00005459.txt

Budget Airline Helped Bishop Take Off
http://www.nwitimes.com/articles/200...32ad71e4ec1a2f862571eb00039e25.txt

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User currently offlineMilesrich From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2012 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

The reason that FNT is an alternative to Detroit and has been successful is the high income growth in the Grand Blanc area and the Detroit's Northern Suburbs. GYY will NEVER be an alternative to Midway or a "3rd Chicago Airport," and Richard Daley's pipe dream of building a 3rd airport at Peotone, is just that. There is good economic growth to the South of Chicago but it is to the Southwest. A 3rd airport near Joliet might make sense, but Gary, Indiana, forget it. It would like Red Bird Aiport in Dallas becoming a desirable airline terminal.

User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 40076 posts, RR: 74
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1469 times:

Quoting Milesrich (Reply 1):
and Richard Daley's pipe dream of building a 3rd airport at Peotone, is just that.

Correction.
That is Congressman Jessie Jackson III's 'Pipe Dream'. He is the only one talking about Peotone. Daly doesn't want it nor do the people of Peotone want it.
There is plenty of high-income growth in northwest Indiana (outside of Gary) such as Dyer, Schereville, Munster, Lake of Four Seasons, Merriville and even the Miller section of Gary (my old stomping gounds) is seeing an influx of wealth.
The execs at Boeing are quite happy with GYY as well.



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