Oldest Continuously Operating Airport in Illinois to get New Hangar

There's hope that the burned down airport hangar in Monmouth will be rebuilt sooner than originally believed. Demolition of the old hangar at the "oldest continuously operating airport in Illinois" is done and the timeline for a replacement was projected at 18 to 24 months.However, Lew Steinbrecher, the City Administrator for the Maple City, says that work may get started as soon as this fall.

 

The cause of the October fire has still never been officially determined.

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