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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)

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
May 11, 2017 Midway Modernization Program Begins By Adding New Dining and Shopping Options For Travelers
Apr 28, 2017 O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test 2 Begins Sunday, April 30
Mar 27, 2017 WOW Air Announces Chicago AS Its 10th North American Destination
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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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