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DuPage Airport Performs Full-Scale Disaster Exercise

Representatives from more than a dozen local and federal agencies took part in a live emergency exercise of a simulated plane crash Thursday at DuPage Airport (DPA) in West Chicago. Participants in the emergency preparedness exercise included the West Chicago Fire Protection District, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), DuPage County Coroner’s […]


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10/17 DuPage Airport Emergency Drill Public Notification

Please be advised that the DuPage Airport Authority and the West Chicago Fire Protection District in conjunction with several local emergency management agencies will be conducting a mock disaster preparedness exercise on the evening of October 17, 2019 (6PM-9PM). Passerby and neighbors may notice flames and emergency vehicles with flashing lights, but there is no […]


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2019 Back to School Celebration August 8, 2019

Join DuPage Airport and the City of West Chicago for a fun-filled day at the airport as another school year takes flight. Students will: • Enjoy lunch and music on the tarmac • Sit inside airplane cockpits and meet pilots • Explore airport emergency vehicles and snow removal equipment • Experience flight simulators • Meet […]


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DuPage Airport Authority Announces New Business Center Development

June, 2019, West Chicago, IL – Officials from the DuPage Airport Authority (DAA), along with Midwest Industrial Fund and NAI Hiffman hosted a celebratory groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning to mark a new development at the 800-acre DuPage Business Center in West Chicago, bringing impactful economic development to the area. Midwest Industrial officially broke ground on […]


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DuPage Airport Hosts First of its Kind Business of Business Aviation Event

On May 16, Global Jet Capital, the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA), and Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), partnered to deliver The Business of Business Aviation (BOBA) Forum at DuPage Airport in West Chicago. This was the first event of its kind and featured presentations from Global Jet Capital, JSSI, Mesinger Jet Sales and […]


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