Using recently available ACTUAL objective data from the FAA Air Traffic Activity Data System (ATADS) FOFP is now able to compare projected growth in Total Operations and Based Aircraft found in the 2012 Aurora Airport Master Plan with what has actually occurred. These forecasts, along with Constrained Operations data, constitute the justification for lengthening the runway and expanding the airport at Aurora, and can now be seen as not just willful misrepresentations but falling as much as 40% short of forecast.

The much-heralded Constrained Operations Study commissioned by ODA in 2018 turns out to be based on a highly suspect survey of pilots. Stretching credulity, it claims a 33% increase in Constrained Operations since 2012, in spite of the fact that actual Total Operations are running an average of 44% below forecast, and based aircraft are down by 8.2%.

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