Gary/Chicago International Airport:
A Full Service Airport
GCIA is ideally located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, with easy access to three major interstate expressways. With its newly expanded runway, it has quickly become the airport of choice for busy corporate executives, global logistics companies and weekend flyers.
Three major interstates (I-80, I-65 and I-90)
Class I Industrial Rail Lines
International shipping via Lake Michigan
GCIA’s newest tenant is UPS, having begun air cargo operations in 2020. We are a strategic economic intermodal transportation hub, situated minutes from I-80, I-65, and I-90 as well as cargo and rail shipping. Our main runway was expanded to nearly 8,859 feet and can accommodate nearly any plane and serve a wide range of destinations, including non-stop international flights
ACCESSIBLE. SECURE. CONVENIENT.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is proud to offer a wide-range of amenities to users to ensure the best possible general and corporate aviation experience.
B. Coleman Aviation
Gary Jet Center
GCIA GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Beyond serving the broader aviation community, GCIA maintains important government partnerships with the federal government, state of Indiana and local governmental authorities.
GCIA is home to an Indiana National Guard readiness and flight facility and staging site for mission-critical exercises. GCIA is considered a potential Power Projection Platform, giving the Guard easy access to the resources needed to launch critical training and combat missions.
The Guard’s activities highlight the airport’s growing capabilities. Click here to view a video about a recent Guard mission from GCIA.