GYY_Vision_Cover_Front-1The Public Private Partnership (“PPP”) between the City of Gary and AFCO/AvPORTS created this visioning document as a strategy to guide investment and development at and around the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The initiatives outlined in the document seek to position the Airport as a driver of economic growth, create a business- friendly environment for firms that require and support rail, highway, marine, pipeline, and air-oriented modes of transport, and market Gary and Northwest Indiana as a nexus of robust transportation and infrastructure networks.Areas of Focus:1. The Airport  * Secure customs capability  * Return of commercial service  * Market and promote the runway extension2. Surrounding Land  * Advance road improvement projects  * Promote development opportunities domestically and abroad  * Respond to inquiries and engage broker community3. Infrastructure  * Advance Buffington Harbor, Airport Road and Clark Road improvement initiatives  * Advocate for higher and better use of lakefront properties  * Integrate long term...