After decades of debate over adding a third airport to the Chicago area, the Illinois House of Representatives has passed a measure that will allow for the construction and operation of a new airport to be located in Will County.
Mayor's office has taken a step towards leasing Midway Airport. Emanuel says it will be different from Daley's failed deal in 2008. But the city can expect pushback from Chicagoans wary of privatization deals.
Hurricane Sandy has stranded many Chicago travelers again today.Most flights heading to the Northeast coast are still canceled as airports deal with the aftermath of the storm system.The Chicago Department of Aviation said about 325 flights out of O’Hare and 75 at Midway were canceled Tuesday.
His days in office are winding down but Mayor Daley continues to push his plans for O’Hare International Airport. A recent trip to China reignited his ideas for a high speed train to take commuters from the airport to the city.