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The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) administers all aspects of two major airports – Chicago O’Hare and Midway International Airports. 

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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Most Recent News (Chicago Department of Aviation)

Aug 15, 2017 Chicago Department of Aviation and Chicago Fire Department Announce New Fire Simulation Technology and Hardware to Enhance Fire and Emergency Response at O'Hare and Midway
Aug 9, 2017 Chicago Department of Aviation and British Airways Announce Spring Launch Airbus A380 Service to London
Jul 31, 2017 Chicago Department of Aviation and airberlin Announce New Service Between Chicago and Dusseldorf
Jun 19, 2017 Chicago Department of Aviation and American Airlines Launch New Program to Streamline in International Connections for Passengers at O'Hare
May 25, 2017 Chicago's Airports Prepared to Welcome 1.7 Million Passengers During Start of Summer Travel Season
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Chicago Department of Aviation

  • Phone: Customer Service: 800.832.6352

  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport
    Chicago, IL 60666   
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