O’Hare International Airport
Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.
Four airport employees were injured in a crash on a service road at O’Hare International Airport early Monday. The two-car crash happened about 12:25 a.m. on the north side of the airport property, according to police and fire officials.
Jim Sacluti, 38, was arrested Friday at O’Hare after authorities were notified by Homeland Security that he was at the airport waiting for a flight to Tokyo, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Doctors at the University of Chicago Medical Center have been monitoring a child for possible symptoms of Ebola, after the child flew into O’Hare International Airport with a fever Thursday night.
Ald. James Balcer (11th), a Vietnam veteran, joined Ald. Edward Burke (14th) at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday to unveil ceremonial caissons decorated with the American flag, and displaying the insignia of all five military branches.
Storms out east have been snarling flights for many travelers ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, but for the most part, it’s been smooth sailing for people using O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday.
As they saved up $15,000 over the course of more than a decade, Colleen and Peter Mulcrone dreamed of renovating their Jefferson Park home, with a new kitchen and other upgrades, but the city’s expansion of nearby O’Hare International Airport prompted them to put those dreams on hold.
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.
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.
The child was one of two people traveling from Liberia to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport who were taken to area hospitals and placed in isolation as a precaution.
As federal officials stepped up efforts to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the U.S., Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised local health workers for the steps taken to quickly evaluate two people who became ill on flights to Chicago from West Africa.
Medical personnel in Chicago said they are using “an abundance of caution” for two patients being evaluated for Ebola, even though neither has been diagnosed with the disease, after each of them became sick on separate flights from Liberia to O’Hare International Airport.
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.
Passengers arriving from West Africa will be screened for signs of a fever, CBS has confirmed.
Firefighters who responded to O’Hare transported a 70-year-old woman to Chicago’s Resurrection Hospital, the Chicago Fire Department says.
FBI agents have arrested a southwest suburban teenager, for allegedly trying to travel overseas to join the terrorist group ISIS.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta planned to tour the crippleed Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) in Aurora, then meet with members of the Illinois congressional delegation to discuss repairs and an ongoing FAA review of the incident.
Although the only confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. so far is a patient in Texas, a west suburban hospital has been preparing to treat patients with the virus, just in case.
With thunderstorms likely to descend on the Chicago area starting Thursday afternoon, airlines have proactively canceled nearly 500 flights in Chicago.