Ten-Year Anniversary Of Meigs Field’s Closure

Credit: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
On March 31 a full decade will have passed since Chicago's then-Mayor Richard M. Daley sent municipal crews in the dark of night to bulldoze the runway at close-in Meigs Field. Daley's action was unannounced and unilateral and caused uproar within the general aviation community. Opened in 1948, the...

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