The new plan outlined by St. Cloud business leaders includes working with the Federal Aviation Administration to secure a gate at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. The point man for St. Cloud's new effort previously brought American Airlines service to Fargo. The plan calls for bringing an airline to St. Cloud by early 2013.
St. Cloud campaign aims to land air service to Chicago
The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation hopes to raise $5 million for the effort. The idea is to attract an airline that would operate flights between St. Cloud and O'Hare Airport twice a day.