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Inaugural Chicago Helicopter Show set to open 10th August

Inaugural Chicago Helicopter Show set to open 10th August

Vertiport Chicago, North America’s largest commercial heliport facility, will host the Chicago Helicopter Show on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The event is sponsored by Chicago-based Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the world’s leading provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry. The Chicago Helicopter Show will be held at Vertiport Chicago,… Read more »

Source: JSSI, 09-Aug-17

Vertiport Chicago to partner with EvoLux

Vertiport Chicago to partner with EvoLux

Today Vertiport Chicago and EvoLux Transportation announced a partnership that will bring Helicopter Charter Ridesharing to Chicago and the greater Midwest region. Helicopter Rideshare reservations, known as SkyShares, will revolutionize Midwest regional travel by providing vastly increased accessibility to the most convenient, time-saving way to travel. The social benefits, as well as the style factor,… Read more »

Source: EvoLux/Vertiport, 18-Nov-15

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Chicago Helicopter Experience launches holiday lights tours

Chicago Helicopter Experience launches holiday lights tours

Chicago’s premier helicopter tour and transportation company, Chicago Helicopter Experience (CHE), is taking holiday lights in Chicago to new heights. Now, for the first time in Chicago, CHE is offering Holiday Lights Helicopter Tours. The tours are the most unique and extraordinary way to view the festive light displays throughout the city…from 1,200 feet in… Read more »

Source: Chicago Helicopter Experience, 11-Nov-15

Chicago Helicopter Experience Opens Chicago’s First Ever Private Heliport

Chicago Helicopter Experience Opens Chicago’s First Ever Private Heliport

Chicago’s premier helicopter tour and transportation company, Chicago Helicopter Experience (CHE), makes history with the opening of the C.H.E. Chicago Heliport. The first ever private heliport in Chicago features the city’s newest tourism experience, providing VIP-level helicopter tours at an unmatched price point. The current, purpose-built facility, which will be used primarily for tours, maintains… Read more »

Source: CHE, 29-May-15

Chicago’s Only Downtown Heliport Partners With Phillips 66 Aviation

Chicago’s Only Downtown Heliport Partners With Phillips 66 Aviation

Vertiport Chicago (Vertiport), a private, full-service landing facility and fixed base operator (FBO) for helicopters, has elected to distribute Phillips 66® Aviation fuel at its new heliport establishment that opened its doors on April 30. Vertiport is the only heliport located in downtown Chicago that will provide the safest and most secure helicopter transport in… Read more »

Source: Phillips 66 Aviation, 29-May-15

$13M Vertiport Chicago opens this week

$13M Vertiport Chicago opens this week

After years of delays, an investor group is set to open a helicopter landing facility on the Near West Side and test the demand for commercial helicopter and other vertical-takeoff flights close to downtown. See Full Story

Source: Chicago Business, 30-Apr-15

Chicago Fire and Police Depts order Vislink surveillance technology

Chicago Fire and Police Depts order Vislink surveillance technology

Vislink has won a major order from Motorola Solutions, Inc. to fulfill Motorola’s contract with the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) to equip Chicago Fire and Police Department helicopters with airborne surveillance technology in advance of the city’s hosting of the Group of Eight (G8) and NATO Summits in May… Read more »

Source: Vislink, 22-Feb-12

Residents’ lawsuit seeks to block construction of Chicago EMS helipad

Residents’ lawsuit seeks to block construction of Chicago EMS helipad

The lawsuit was filed by SOAR, the Streeterville Organization of Active Residents, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. The group is seeking to have a judge reverse the October ruling by the Illinois Department of Transportation that approved the heliport. (see full story)

Source: CBS Chicago, 23-Dec-11

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Proposed heliport amid Streeterville high-rises now up to state

Experts from the Illinois Department of Transportation will pore over stacks of statistics and tales of medical emergencies in trying to decide whether a heliport proposed for the new Lurie Children’s Hospital in Streeterville can be built.

Source: Chicago Tribune, 11-Aug-09

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Chicago’s Children’s Hospital Still Facing Criticism Over Proposed Heliport

Source: Chicago Public Radio, 20-Jul-09

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