KPWK Chicago Executive Airport (411 acres) Wheeling, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [3CK] 20 W ; [C81] 15 NW ; [KORD] 8 S ; [KUGN] 19 N ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 218 (142 single-props, 30 multi-props) (43 … Continue reading

The Third Head of the NextGen Hydra: How FAA is Jamming Arrivals Closer Together

Three months ago, the ‘Dissecting NextGen’ presentation was made in Des Moines, to help people better understand the impacts of NextGen around Sea-Tac International Airport [KSEA]. Included within that presentation was discussion of ‘Hub Concentration’ and ‘Route Concentration’, as two … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q4]

The following table presents a chronology for the fourth quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading


KUGN Waukegan Regional Airport (600 acres) Waukegan, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [C81] 11 SW ; [KENW] 11 N ; [KPWK] 19 S ; [KRAC] 20 N ;(ave. distance: 15 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 168 (96 single-props, 23 multi-props) (46 … Continue reading

Chicago, IL (O’Hare) – OEP:KORD

IMPACT: NextGen-Noise 8-15-2015 KORD CHICAGO O’HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (7,627 acres) Chicago, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1C5] 20 SW ; [KDPA] 16 W ; [KMDW] 14 SE ; [KPWK] 8 N ;(ave. distance: 15 nm) Total Based Aircraft:0 Operations & … Continue reading