Aviation Events, Great Places to Fly and MORE!

VIRUS Alert: Know before you go.
Before attending or traveling to any destination or event listed on this website, be sure and email or call ahead to see if the event or destination is open and/or available. Be safe and healthy.
Aviation Places to Fly Aviation Events Videos News Airport Search
Start receiving our Newsletters about Aviation Events, Places to Fly, Aviation Jobs and Videos!
Post our Flyer! Link to US!

* Add an Aviation Event!
* Add a Place to Fly!


ORD

Chicago O'Hare International
Chicago, Illinois

Printable Version

Any information displayed may not be accurate or current and should not be considered valid for navigation, flight planning, or for use in flight. Please consult official publications for current and correct information.
Distance Calculator:
How far is Chicago O'Hare International?
Input Your Airport ID:  
Destination Airport ID:  
Mileage Type:
Airport Location:
FAA Identifier: ORD
Latitude/Longitude: 41-58-38.3525N / 087-54-28.8213W
41.9772 / -87.9078
Elevation: 680 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (2010)
Land Area Covered: 7627 acres
From City: 14 nautical miles NW of Chicago, IL
County/Parish: Cook, IL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 2/1/1944 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Kankakee Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: Yes
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
VFR ADV 126.8
RY 28L PRM 128.05 ORD TWR SOUTH
RY 28C PRM 119.625 ORD TWR CENTER
RY 10R PRM 128.05 ORD TWR SOUTH
RY 10C PRM 119.625 ORD TWR CENTER
PRE-TAXI CLNC 121.6
O'HARE TWR SOUTH LCL/P 348.0
O'HARE TWR NORTH LCL/P 348.0 RY 9L/27R
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/S 127.925
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/P 120.75
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/P 126.9
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/P 121.15
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/P 132.7
O'HARE TWR CENTER LCL/P 348.0
O'HARE ALL TWRS GC/P 226.675
LCL/P 128.15 ORD TWR NORTH RY 09L/27R
LCL/P 133.0 ORD TWR SOUTH RY 10R/28L
GND/P (OUTBOUND) 121.75 ORD TWR CENTER
GND/P (INBOUND) 121.9 ORD TWR CENTER
GND/P 124.125 ORD TWR NORTH
GND/P 118.05 TWR SOUTH
GND METERING 121.675
GND 134.15 ORD TWR CENTER
EMERG 243.0
EMERG 121.5
D-ATIS 282.225
D-ATIS 135.4
CD/S PRE-TAXI CLNC/S 119.25
CD/P 121.6
ALCP 252.1
CLASS B FREQS 120.55/290.2 FOR VFR AIRCRAFT REQUESTING TRAFFIC ADVISORIES OR TO TRANSITION CLASS B NORTH OF OHARE.
CLASS B FREQS 133.5/349.0 FOR VFR AIRCRAFT REQUESTING TRAFFIC ADVISORIES OR TO TRANSITION CLASS B SOUTH OF OHARE.
ASR-7 (N) UNUSBL 166-193 8-50 NM.
IF UNABLE TO CONTACT CHICAGO APCH/DEP CTL ON 133.1; CALL 312-686-0681 TO OBTAIN IFR CLNC.
DUAL VHF COMMUNICATIONS REQUIRED FOR SIMULTANEOUS CLOSE PARALLEL ILS PRM APPROACHES. RY 10C MONITOR 119.625, RY 10R MONITOR 128.05.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 04L/22R
Dimensions: 7500 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 185 K lbs.
Double tandem: 350 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 04R/22L
Dimensions: 8075 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 350 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 09L/27R
Dimensions: 7500 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 210 K lbs.
Double tandem: 500 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 09R/27L
Dimensions: 7967 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 210 K lbs.
Double tandem: 350 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10C/28C
Dimensions: 10801 x 200 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 135 K lbs.
Double tandem: 375 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10L/28R
Dimensions: 13000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 185 K lbs.
Double tandem: 350 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10R/28L
Dimensions: 7500 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 120 K lbs.
Double wheel: 250 K lbs.
Double tandem: 550 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10X
Dimensions: 0 x 0 ft.
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 9686 x 200 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 185 K lbs.
Double tandem: 350 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Helipad: H1
Dimensions: 200 x 100 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: PERI intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Chicago
P.O. Box 66142, 10510 West Zemke Ro, 10510 West Zemke Ro
Chicago, IL 60666
773-686-2200
Manager: Ginger Evans
P.O. Box 66142, 10510 West Zemke Ro, 10510 West Zemke Road
Chicago, IL 60666
773-686-8060
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • ARPT NIGHTTIME NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES ARE IN EFFECT FM 2200 TO 0700; CONTACT AMGR ON 773-686-2255.
  • MAGNETIC DEVIATION POSSIBLE IMMEDIATELY WEST OF TWY Y & RY 22L APCH ON TWY N.
  • PAEW NEAR VARIOUS TWYS.
  • PERIODIC FIRE DEPT TRNG AT N SECTOR OF THE ARPT.
  • BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT. PYROTECHNICS & BIRD CANNONS IN USE FOR BIRD CONTROL.
  • PRIM RUN-UP LOCATION GROUND RUN UP ENCLOSURE; SECONDARY RUN UP LOCATIONS AVBL UPON REQ CONTACT CITY OPNS 773-686-2255.
  • LINE UP AND WAIT AUTHORIZATION IN EFF BTWN SS AND SR AT THE FLWG INTS: RY 33 AT TWY T10 AND TWY L; RY 28R AT TWY GG, TWY EE AND TWY N5; RY 10L AT TWY DD AND TWY CC. THESE RYS WILL BE USED FOR DEPS ONLY WHEN EXERCISING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AUTHORIZATION
  • ALL PART 91 & UNSKED PART 125, 133 & 135 CHARTER OPERATORS CTC SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT AT 773-686-7000 REGARDING NEW SECURITY REGULATIONS PRIOR TO DEP.
  • RY H1, APCH/ DEP PATHS ARE EAST & WEST.
  • B747-400, B747-8, B777-300ER, B777-200LR(F), A340-600 OR A340-500, & A350-900 CANNOT PASS ON TWYS 'A' & 'B' INSUFFICIENT WINGTIP CLNC.
  • ATCT IS AUZD TO CONDUCT ARRS TO RY 15 WHILE CONDUCTING SIMUL OPPOSITE DIRECTION DEPS OFF OF RY 09R & RY 28R DURG IFR WEATHER CONDS.
  • ATCT IS AUZD TO CONDUCT SIMUL OPPOSITE DIRECTION DEPS ON RY 09R AND RY 28R DURG INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES (IFR) WX CONDS.
  • ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
  • RY 9L/27R TRIPLE DUAL TANDEM 690,000 LBS; DUAL TANDUM W/DUAL WHEEL (2D/D1) 633,000 LBS.
  • EAST AND WEST GATES ARE MANNED 24 HRS A DAY.
  • RWY 33 CLSD TO ARRIVALS. RY 15/33 DUAL USE RWY/TWY. EDGE/TDZL AVBL FOR RWY OPS; GREEN CL AVBL FOR TAXI OPS.
  • ATCT IS AUZD TO CONDUCT SIMUL DEPS FM RWY 4L/4R, RWY 22R/22L, RWY 9R WITH RWY 9L OR RWY 10L, RWY 27L WITH 28R OR RWY 27R, RWY 10C WITH RWY 9R AND RWY 28C WITH RWY 27L WITH COURSE DIVERGENCE BEGINNING NO LATER THAN 4 MILES FM RY END.
  • BE ALERT: TWY S-1 OUTBOUND OR EASTBOUND ONLY, TWY S-2 INBOUND OR WESTBOUND ONLY, TWY Y5 NORTHBOUND ONLY EXITING RWY, TWYS P1, P2, P3, P5, AND P6 NORTHBOUND ONLY, TWY A1 SOUTHBOUND ONLY FROM RWY 09R-27L, TWY C SOUTHBOUND ONLY FROM RWY 09R-27L.
  • A380-800 OPNL CONSTRAINTS EXIST ON RYS, TWYS, AND RAMPS. CTC ARPT OPNS FOR ADDNL INFO 773-686-2255.
  • DVRSN ACRS WO A PRESENCE AT ORD SHOULD CTC ARPT OPNS 773-686-2255 PRIOR TO DIVERTING TO THE EXTENT PRACTICAL AND PRVD: CO, FLIGHT OPS CTC INFO, ACFT TYPE, PERSONS OB, INTL OR DOMESTIC, ANY GND HANDLER AGRMTS IN PLACE.
  • BE ALERT: THE NORTHEAST/SOUTHWEST PORTION OF TWY YY IS NOT VSBL FM THE CENTER ATCT.
  • B747-8 OPS NOT AUZD ON RYS 09R/27L, 09L/27R AND 10R/28L.
  • ACFT ARE NOT PMTD TO STOP ON EITHER TWY A OR B BRIDGES.
  • RWY 9R PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN
  • RWY STATUS LGTS ARE IN OPN.
  • ACFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 214 FT RQR 48 HRS PPR - CALL 773-686-2255.
  • SEE LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS SECTION.
  • BE ALERT: OF DUPE ALPHA-NUMERIC TWY DESIGNATORS & TRML GATE DESIGNATIONS INVOLVING THE LETTERS B, C, G, H, K, L & M.
  • PLANNING INQUIRIES CTC ADAM ROD - (773) 894-6907.
  • RY ID "10X" SUPPORTS THE SECOND STRAIGHT IN ILS SYSTEM, I-IZJ, ON RY 10R.
  • VGSI AND ILS GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
  • AND DU PAGE CO.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS), 170 FT WIDE BY 546 FT LENGTH, LCTD AT THE DER 04R.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS), 170 FT WIDE BY 303 FT LENGTH, LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
PWK Chicago Executive Chicago/prospect Heights/wheeling, IL - Public Chicago 9 miles
06C Schaumburg Rgnl Chicago/schaumburg, IL - Public Chicago 10 miles
MDW Chicago Midway Intl Chicago, IL - Public Chicago 15 miles
DPA Dupage Chicago/west Chicago, IL - Public Chicago 18 miles
1C5 Bolingbrook'S Clow Intl Bolingbrook, IL - Public Chicago 23 miles
C81 Campbell Grayslake, IL - Public Chicago 25 miles
3CK Lake In The Hills Chicago/lake In The Hills, IL - Public Chicago 27 miles
LOT Lewis University Chicago/romeoville, IL - Public Chicago 27 miles
UGN Waukegan Rgnl Chicago/waukegan, IL - Public Chicago 31 miles
ARR Aurora Muni Chicago/aurora, IL - Public Chicago 32 miles
JOT Joliet Rgnl Joliet, IL - Public Chicago 35 miles
GYY Gary/chicago Intl Gary, IN - Public Chicago 36 miles
IGQ Lansing Muni Chicago, IL - Public Chicago 36 miles
10C Galt Field Greenwood/wonder Lake, IL - Public Chicago 38 miles
5K6 Westosha Wilmot, WI - Public Chicago 40 miles
49C Camp Lake Camp Lake, WI - Public Chicago 41 miles
05C Griffith-Merrillville Griffith, IN - Public Chicago 41 miles
DKB De Kalb Taylor Muni De Kalb, IL - Public Chicago 41 miles
ENW Kenosha Rgnl Kenosha, WI - Public Chicago 43 miles
C56 Bult Field Monee, IL - Public Chicago 43 miles
0C2 Hinckley Hinckley, IL - Public Chicago 43 miles
3HO Hobart Sky Ranch Hobart, IN - Public Chicago 44 miles
C09 Morris Muni - James R Washburn Field Morris, IL - Public Chicago 46 miles
0C0 Dacy Harvard, IL - Public Chicago 47 miles
0C8 Cushing Field Ltd Newark, IL - Public Chicago 48 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LL22 Brookeridge Air Park Downers Grove, IL - Private Chicago 18 miles
Fun Places to Fly Search:
Your Airport ID:
* OR *
Your Zip Code:
Range (miles):
Airport Search:
ID, Name
or City:
State:
Airport Distance Calculator:
From Airport ID:
To Airport ID:
Mileage Type:
Put this on your Website!