New Runway

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