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the Village of Wheeling

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Don't forget the MDW Tower Frequency Changes on April 27 from 118.7 to 135.2

This summer's PWK 5K Run the Runway Event Planning Begins Soon

March 22, 2017, 7:10 pm
Sunny
Sunny
30°F
real feel: 23°F
current pressure: 31 in
humidity: 60%
wind speed: 9 mph ENE
wind gusts: 9 mph
UV-Index: 0
sunrise: 6:51 am
sunset: 7:05 pm
 

PWK's Runway Safety System Earns Top Award

Some of you might recall an incident in January of last year when during an early morning arrival, a Falcon 20 cargo jet crew realized after touchdown on Runway 16 that they wouldn't be able to halt their aircraft before the end of the runway. Landing to the south, Palatine Road runs east to west just off the airport's property. Luckily for all involved, the airport had recently installed an Engineered Material Arresting System at both ends of the long runway.

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