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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)

Mar 31, 2017 O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test 2 Approved by Federal Aviaiton Adminstration
Mar 27, 2017 WOW Air Announces Chicago AS Its 10th North American Destination
Feb 8, 2017 Chicago Department of Aviation Announces O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test Successful in Providing Noise Relief to Residents
Nov 9, 2016 Chicago Department of Aviation Announces Request for Proposals for Hotel Development Projects at O'Hare International Airport
Sep 19, 2016 Interjet Announces New Service Between Mexico City and Chicago
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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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