Construction Starts On New Runway At O'Hare AirportWork was set to begin Thursday on a new runway at O’Hare International Airport, in an ongoing effort to improve airlines’ on-time performance and reduce jet noise in some Chicago neighborhoods.
Altered Flight Paths Could Cut O’Hare Noise For Thousands
O'Hare Opens New $516 Million RunwayRunway 10R/28L at the south end of the airfield cost $516 million. Some local officials said it won’t be used enough to justify the cost, and complained it will bring flight noise over new neighborhoods, but deputy FAA Administrator Michael Whitaker said it would improve overall air traffic flow at O’Hare.
Jet Noise Frustrations Remain After First FAA Meeting On New O'Hare RunwayThe Federal Aviation Administration on Monday held the first in a series of workshops to discuss a new runway at O’Hare International Airport, but the meeting did little to alleviate the frustration of residents who have suffered through an increase in jet noise for the past two years.
Persistent Delays Raise Questions About O'Hare PromisesJetliners roared down O'Hare's newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for bottlenecks at one of the nation's busiest airports. But in the year and a half since that celebratory event, delays have been even more common than in the five years before the strip opened.
New Runway Opens At O'HareTen years into its $8 billion airfield overhaul, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is opening a second new runway that officials say will begin to ease the hub airport's congestion and eliminate delays that ripple around the country's air system.
O'Hare To Get New Runway In 2013; People Mover To Be ExtendedA new runway and an extension of the people mover are coming to O’Hare International Airport next year.
Grave Relocation At Cemetery Near O'Hare Creates ConfusionSome families are complaining about the way the city is removing bodies from a suburban cemetery to pave the way for the further expansion of O'Hare International Airport.