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US Army Corps of Engineers
Mississippi Valley Division Website

Northerly Island – Section 506
Restoration is used to beautify cities. Northerly Island in Lake Michigan was the site of a small airport known as Meigs Field. The airport was decommissioned, and the land restored to green space. Prairie flowers and a lagoon have replaced the terminal and runway and the residents of Chicago, Illinois have a new place to experience nature.

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