New Runway

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

Jet Noise Frustrations Remain After First FAA Meeting On New O’Hare Runway

The 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.

08/11/2015

Planes wait on the taxiway at O'Hare International Airport, after a ground stop was ordered at O'Hare and Midway International Airport, due to smoke inside the TRACON (Terminal Radar Approach Control) facility in Elgin. (Credit: CBS)

Persistent Delays Raise Questions About O’Hare Promises

Jetliners 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.

06/05/2015

An Aer Lingus plane lands on the new runway at O'Hare International Airport. (CBS)

New Runway Opens At O’Hare

Ten 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.

10/17/2013

O'Hare International Airport

O’Hare To Get New Runway In 2013; People Mover To Be Extended

A new runway and an extension of the people mover are coming to O’Hare International Airport next year.

WBBM Newsradio–10/25/2012

St. Johannes Cemetery

Grave Relocation At Cemetery Near O’Hare Creates Confusion

Some 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.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011