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Kick off RFD’s AirFest with “Run the Runway”
The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will host “Run the Runway,” featuring a 5k, 1-Mile and Kid’s Fun Run, on Friday, June 5, leading up to AirFest 2015. New this year, the race will feature a unique opportunity to run with AirFest performers w…
Rockford Aldermen OKs Funding For AAR Facility At RFD
There's some movement on the funding needed to build a $41 million jet repair hub at the Rockford airport. The Rockford City Council has approved spending its $5 million portion toward the facility. Our partners at Eyewitness News report:
Council voted on the proposal during tonight&a…
Rockford Airport Hits 10 Years as US Port of Entry
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Rockford International Airport is celebrating its 10th anniversary of being an official U.S. port of entry.
Since receiving the designation from the federal government in 2004, the airport has seen an increase in leisure travel, with more than 250,000…
Officials Break Ground on Jet Repair Facility at RFD
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials have broken ground on a $43 million jet repair facility at Rockford International Airport even as they sort out how to pay for the project.
The Thursday ceremony kicked off the construction project set to get underway in the spring...
Rockford Airport Featured In Fox News Story
It's been a pretty good summer for the Rockford Airport and now RFD is getting a little national attention.
The Chicago Rockford International Airport is featured in a Fox News story about what smaller airports are doing do to remain relevant and stay competitive as airlines shrink and consolida…