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A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Congressmen Call On City To Open New O’Hare Noise Complaint Line

The hotline issue emerged after city aviation officials rolled out new numbers showing monthly complaints to it had soared between September, 2013 — the last full month before new flight paths debuted — and July 2014.


A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Aldermen Vent Frustrations About Increased O’Hare Noise

At a City Council budget hearing on Friday, Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino had to handle several pointed questions about the noise at O’Hare International Airport.


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O’Hare Travelers Getting An Earful From Daylong Fire Alarm Test

Going to the airport can be enough of a chore in and of itself, but on Thursday, travelers at O’hare International Airport will have to endure the extra headache of listening to fire alarms going off all day.


Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Midway Airport Had Record 20 Million Passengers Last Year

In 2013, Midway International Airport recorded its highest passenger total in its 86-year history.


The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

City Fighting TSA Plan To Shift Security Responsibility For Exit Lanes

The Transportation Security Administration plans to stop paying for the security officers who staff exits from secured areas at O’Hare and Midway airports next year.


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Quinn Stands By Opposition To Slot Machines At Airports

Don’t bet on slot machines at Chicago’s airports anytime soon, despite the support of the city’s aviation commissioner and O’Hare International Airport’s alderman.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

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Inspector General: Aviation Department Wasted At Least $171,000

The City of Chicago’s inspector general says the Department of Aviation wasted at least $171,000 on GPS tracking that didn’t work and vehicle tracking capability that it almost never used.

WBBM Newsradio–03/09/2012

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2 New Wine Bars Open At O’Hare

Chicago may be a known as a beer-and-a-shot kind of town, but now, oenophiles can look for that elusive hint of eucalyptus and blackcurrants in their cabernet as they await their flights off to faraway destinations.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Green Projects Coming to O’Hare, Midway

Plans are underway for two new green projects at O’Hare and Midway international airports.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Aldermen Push For Living Wage For Airport Concession Employees

Chicago aldermen are pushing for a measure that would require a so-called living wage to be paid to all the workers at O’Hare and Midway international airport concessions.

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2011

Travellers walk down a concourse at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois on May 25, 2010. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Urban Garden Opens At O’Hare

The Aviation Department cut the ribbon on the world’s first aeroponic garden in an airport on Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–09/17/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Rain, Clouds Delay Flights At O’Hare

Rain and cloudy conditions resulted in lengthy delays for flights at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

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