A passenger walks with luggage past holiday decorations at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dec. 24, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Paul Beaty, File)

No injuries were reported, both planes were of Boeing design, and the FAA says it will investigate the incident.

A proposed rendering of a new terminal at O’Hare International Airport. (Credit: Studio Gang / Chicago Department of Aviation)

Originally budgeted at $8.5 billion, the expansion is now reaching $12 billion. The most extensive part of the project is the 2.2 million-square-foot O’Hare Global Terminal, replacing what is now Terminal 2.

A passenger waits in line at O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. (WTTW News)

More than 1 million travelers are projected to pass through O’Hare and Midway airports over Memorial Day weekend, and the Department of Aviation wants people to know that masks are required.

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An effort by city officials to finish a project to expand cargo operations at O’Hare Airport by borrowing $55.6 million stalled amid objections from aldermen angry that the company that would benefit from the funds failed to hire enough Chicagoans.

Goats stand on the trailer pen outside Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. (Evan Garcia / WTTW)

For the sixth year, O’Hare International Airport is using a herd of wild animals to manage the airport’s vegetation in an environmentally friendly way.

The O’Hare expansion proposal by London-based Foster Epstein Moreno Joint Venture (Chicago Department of Aviation)

Chicago’s Department of Aviation unveiled proposals Thursday from five architectural firms competing to design O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5-billion expansion project. 

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Class action suit comes a year after incident on board United flight

Nearly 300 Chicago aviation officers are suing to reclaim their status as law enforcement officers, a title they lost following a highly publicized incident on board a United plane last year.

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The former security officer claims he was improperly trained and later defamed by the head of the Chicago Department of Aviation.


Chicago authorities are increasing security at key locations in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said there are “no known threats” to Chicago at this time.