Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport offer daily non-stop service to virtually every domestic market, as well as the business centers of Europe and Asia, on over 50 major domestic and international airline carriers.  Combined, these airports operate 2,900 flights per day to over 200 destinations, generating approximately 540,000 jobs for the region and annually contributing nearly $45 billion to the economy. O’Hare International Airport continues to be one of the world’s busiest airports, accommodating 230,000 daily passengers. O’Hare International Airport is a tremendous asset to the regional and national economy. In 2012, O’Hare was the nation’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger enplanements, at
over 67 million. A $6.6 billion, 20-year expansion plan is currently in progress, transforming O’Hare’s intersecting runways into a modern parallel runway configuration that reduces flight delays and increases capacity well into the future. The project promises to usher in a new era of international air travel for Chicago. Midway International Airport serves as a valuable transportation alternative to and from the city.