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New construction kicks off at Chicago Executive Airport

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  • Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics gives Prospect Heights Mayor Nicholas Helmer the thumbs-up after a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal, and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.

      Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics gives Prospect Heights Mayor Nicholas Helmer the thumbs-up after a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal, and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Prospect Heights Mayor Nicholas Helmer, fourth from left, Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics, and Wheeling Village President Dean Argiris lift the shovels during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.

      Prospect Heights Mayor Nicholas Helmer, fourth from left, Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics, and Wheeling Village President Dean Argiris lift the shovels during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics speaks during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal, and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.

      Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics speaks during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service that includes a new hangar, executive terminal, and executive offices on the Prospect Heights side of the Chicago Executive Airport.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics, speaks during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service at Chicago Executive Airport.

    Susan Shea, director of the Illinois Division of Aeronautics, speaks during a groundbreaking for a new facility by Hawthorne Global Aviation Service at Chicago Executive Airport.

 
By Reema Amin
ramin@dailyherald.com

A South Carolina-based airport developer officially began construction at Chicago Executive Aiport for its third fueling and lounge facility. Prospect Heights Mayor Helmer said the project will reign in more jobs for the area, as well as bring more development to the airport's southern side. "There's been virtually no development here. After a lot of effort and commitment, we'll have a large hangar," he said.

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