Federal/State Leaders to Recognize Most Recent Accomplishments, Economic Development, and Building Projects at RFD

What: Officials with the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) and additional local, state and federal elected leaders will celebrate the airport’s current projects and recent recognition as the fastest-growing cargo airport in the world. 

When: Monday, October 7 beginning at 2:00 p.m. 

Where: Airport Administration Office Auditorium, 60 Airport Drive, Rockford 

Details: Representatives from RFD will be joined by Senator Dick Durbin, Governor J.B. Pritzker, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara. All will be available for interviews. 

The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) is Chicago’s low-cost airport for cargo and passenger services. RFD is served by two passenger airlines, Allegiant Air and Apple Vacations, and serves ten nonstop destinations. RFD is among the nation’s Top 20 airports by cargo volume. The airport is home to the second-largest UPS hub in North America, ABX Air, ATI, Atlas Air and Southern Air, which support daily flights for Amazon. For more information on RFD and flight schedules, visit FlyRFD.com.