Flight Cancellations

The Bean in Millennium Park during a snowstorm. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

Snow Storm Slams Chicago, Blizzard Warning In Effect

Snow and wind are slamming Chicago as a winter storm could dump as much as 14 inches of snow on the Chicago area.



More Than 80 Flights Canceled At O’Hare After Light Snowfall

More than 80 flights were canceled Sunday morning after a wet snow hit the Chicago area.


The American Airlines departure board shows scores of canceled flights on Tuesday at O'Hare. (Credit: Susan Carlson/CBS)

Scattered Storms, Fog Force Hundreds Of Flight Cancellations

Thousands of travelers were left stranded at O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday night, after thunderstorms prompted airlines to cancel nearly 600 flights.


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)

Airports Could Need Days To Catch Up From Tuesday Travel Nightmare

Thousands of travelers were still stranded at O’Hare and Midway international airports on Wednesday, after hundreds of flights were halted Tuesday when the local air-traffic center was evacuated due to smoke.


Steam rises from the Chicago River as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city is bracing for another round of severe cold as temperatures are expected to drop to -15 to -20 degrees this evening and wind chills are anticipated as low as -25 to -45 degrees through Wednesday morning. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Weather Grounds 480 Flights As Heavy Snowfall Hits Chicago

Airlines at O’Hare International Airport have canceled 350 flights due to winter weather conditions, while 100 flights were canceled at Midway International Airport as of 8:15 a.m., the city’s Department of Aviation said.


Cold Thermometer

Arctic Blast Returns; Schools Closed, Police Warn Of Slick Roads

The subzero temperatures could last up to 60 hours, according to a wind chill advisory from the National Weather Service.


A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

More Than 1,100 Flights Canceled At O’Hare, Midway

The snow has only just started falling in Chicago, but airlines have already cancelled more than 1,100 flights at Chicago’s two major airports, with up to 10 inches of snow expected to fall by the end of the day.


Snow Blower

Chicago Digs Out From Season’s First Major Snowstorm

Bitter cold has set in after the snowstorm Thursday, as people struggle to get around, clean up, and start their cars.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

(Photo: O'Hare Airport Guide) credit: Pilar Clark

Hurricane Irene Affecting Travelers In Chicago

While East Coast residents are dealing with Hurricane Irene, travelers in Chicago are changing their plans after airlines are reporting more delays and cancellations Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2011

Heavy thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on May 29, 2011, left behind hundreds of flooded streets and basements. (Credit: CBS)

Storms Lead To Airport Delays, Flooded Roads And Basements

Heavy storms that moved through the Chicago area on Sunday forced canceled and delayed flights at both airports, and also left behind flooded roadways and basements.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2011


Rain In Chicago Causing Flight Cancellations, Flood Advisory

More than 220 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s airports Sunday due to rain conditions in the Chicago area that have triggered a flood advisory.