Chicago Executive Airport

August 18, 2014 - 10:45am

Priester Aviation has been awarded both Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) and Wyvern Wingman certification. The ACSF certification uses accredited, independent auditors to evaluate aircraft management and jet charter companies’ compliance and safety protocols. Priester Aviation, based at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), also carries an Argus Platinum rating, as well as IS-BAO certification.

May 29, 2014 - 2:50pm

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services recently opened its newest FBO at Chicago Executive Airport. The FBO–the company’s third following new facilities at MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y., and Lakefront Airport in New Orleans–is part of an aggressive business plan to open executive FBOs throughout the U.S. in major and medium markets. “We have the next four sites in mind, and they will probably be online this year,” Bill Koch, chairman of the board, told AIN.

May 8, 2014 - 2:45am

Adding to its locations in New York (Long Island MacArthur Airport) and New Orleans (Lakefront Airport), Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will officially open its first newly built FBO this month, at Chicago Executive Airport. Construction began a year ago on the Shell-branded facility, which will compete with Signature and Atlantic. The airport is home to 100 private jets and turboprops, and sees 90,000 operations a year.

March 5, 2014 - 12:42pm
Learjet 45

On Monday, Bombardier Aerospace inaugurated its first dedicated Customer Response Team (CRT) aircraft, a Learjet 45 that will be used to provide a rapid response for aircraft on ground (AOG)/unscheduled maintenance events in the continental U.S.

September 16, 2013 - 1:50pm

The ATC committee of the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA) can chalk up another win for local flight crews when a series of new IFR departure procedures for Chicago satellite airports take effect on October 17.

June 10, 2013 - 2:05pm

When the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) rolled out its Aviation Safety Action Program (Asap) last August it began with just two operators to demonstrate the system’s viability. In mid-May, the foundation officially signed its sixth Great Lakes Region member, Priester Aviation, a Part 135 charter operator based at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK).

May 7, 2013 - 2:05pm

Fledgling FBO chain Hawthorne Global Aviation Services will be adding another location to its roster as it obtained development rights for a new FBO at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK). Hawthorne acquired the rights from Sovereign Development Group and will begin construction immediately on the facility, which will be the third FBO at the airport along with Signature and Atlantic.

May 14, 2012 - 4:40pm

Jeppesen will publish the new visual departure from Chicago Executive Airport (PWK), which is located 10 nautical miles north of O’Hare International Airport (ORD).

May 4, 2012 - 11:44am

Jeppesen will this week publish the new CABAA Visual Departure from Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK), 10 nm north of Chicago’s O’Hare International.

February 2, 2010 - 7:23pm

Jet Aviation’s U.S. charter division is now operating under its own Part 135 charter certificate as Jet Aviation Flight Services. Previously, aircraft managed by Jet Aviation in the U.S. were operated under Part 135 rules by a third-party air carrier, which currently is Priester Aviation.

 
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