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Night-Time Runway Rotation Test Underway At Chicago's O'Hare Airport

A night-time runway rotation test is underway at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, but it comes with some added complications. 

The 12-week test is meant to see how best to mitigate airplane noise for residents in the surrounding area. But a new rotation each week is a new traffic pattern air traffic controllers need to be aware of.

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