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

Suburbs Near O’Hare Want New Jet Noise Studies

Suburbs west of O’Hare International Airport have placed a question on the November ballot, asking voters whether something needs to be done about the rise in jet noise.

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

Three Lawmakers Call For New O’Hare Noise Hearings, Study

Three Congress members from Illinois were demanding new public hearings on jet noise at O’Hare International Airport, in the wake of a report the FAA provided inaccurate data before hearings held nine years ago before the project to overhaul the airport’s runways.

06/20/2014

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

Durbin, Kirk Hope For Agreement On O’Hare Expansion

A delay in the lawsuit involving the O’Hare Modernization Program is being hailed by the two U.S. senators from Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

United, American May Sue Over O’Hare Expansion

Two major airlines are threatening to sue over the next proposed phase of the expansion of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Mark Kirk and Rosemarie Andolino discuss O'Hare expansion. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Kirk Backs O’Hare Expansion Plan

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk threw his support behind the plan to expand O’Hare International Airport on Friday, as Mayor Richard M. Daley called for completing the massive project despite concerns about bond ratings at O’Hare.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Report: O’Hare Expansion Bonds Downgraded

A published report indicates that the O’Hare expansion project might be hurting the city’s financial standing.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: United Balking At O’Hare Expansion Pace

As Mayor Richard M. Daley winds down his time in office, one of his pet projects is running into headwinds.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010