The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) administers all aspects of two major airports – Chicago O’Hare and Midway International. The CDA is also charged with the management of the O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP), which will overhaul O’Hare’s intersecting runway system into a parallel runway configuration.
The CDA’s central purpose is to:
The CDA is self-supporting, using no local or state tax dollars for operations or capital improvements at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Together Chicago’s airports generate more than $45 billion in annual economic activity and create 540,000 jobs for the region.
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This site provides both general information about our airports and specific information related to your travel plans. It includes airport news, airline locations and contact numbers, concession information, parking rates, transportation to and from the airports, and much more. The site also includes fun and interesting information, such as the history of Chicago O’Hare and Midway International Airports; the story of O’Hare International Airport’s namesake, Butch O’Hare, as well as Bessie Coleman’s story.
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