O'Hare is about 7,627 acres, or 11.25 square miles. That roughly covers the area from the Loop north to Diversey, and west to Humboldt Park.
May 19 at 8:04 PM
O'Hare, as part of its sustainability initiative, is home to over one million bees.
May 17 at 8:41 PM
The largest commercial jet landing at Meigs Field was that of the 727 on display at the Museum of Science and Industry.
February 16 at 9:13 PM
O'Hare's call letters are ORD because, until 1949, the airport was called Orchard Place.
January 10 at 1:39 PM
Midway, originally called Chicago Municipal Airport, was built on land leased by the school board, and for 20 years, had a grammar school in between two of its runways.
November 30 at 2:34 AM
Try to keep this part as short, simple, and mind-blowingly awesome as possible.
If your fact is truly mind-blowing, people will want to read more. Give the people what they want! Awesomeness!
This fact will only be considered a rumor until it's verified, so be sure to include a reliable source.
Click to add your personal details
By submitting, you accept our Terms.