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Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway Tower

Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Plane From Chicago Encounters Sleeping Air Traffic Controller

Two planes, including one from Chicago, landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., without clearance this week, because they couldn’t reach anyone in the tower.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Third Control Tower In Works For O’Hare

With an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing delays, the federal government will provide money to design a third air traffic control tower at O’Hare International Airport.

11/15/2010