First Business

April 26, 2013

O'Hare down to two runways, delays increase

Wisconsin travelers looking to fly out of Chicago be forewarned: Oâ;€™Hare International Airport is using only two of its three runways due to air traffic controller furloughs, leading to extensive delays, according to a report by Crainâ;€™s Chicago.

With only two runways for arrivals, that meant the airport could only accommodate 72 incoming flights per hour instead of the 114 it is allowed to bring in with three runways, Crainâ;€™s said. Todayâ;€™s delays came on the heels of the Federal Aviationâ;€¦;

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