Aerial photo of Detroit City Airport. Photo by Russ Nelson.

Saving Detroit City Airport

Chicago at one time had three airports within its city limits. We are all familiar with O’Hare Airport and Midway. But there was also Meigs Field, a single-runway airport that was on Lake Michigan. From the 1950s to well into the 1990s, commercial airlines flew in and out of Meigs. It might not have been as busy as Midway…



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