Chicago O’Hare Airport Departures ORD

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Address: 10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666, United States
Height: 204 m
Number of runways: 7
Phone: +1 800-832-6352
ICAO airport code: KORD
Alias: O’Hare International Airport

About Chicago O’Hare International Airport departures

O’Hare International Airport is located 13 miles northwest of the city of Chicago. The airport has hundreds of O’Hare departures to various different destinations around the world. It is also one of the largest airport in the world over 84 million passengers per year (2019). Due to corona, there were considerably less ORD flight departures in 2020 and it will also not reach those 84 million in 2021.


Transport to/from Chicago airport

Traveling from the airport to the center and back can be done via various ways such as the train, bus, taxi, car rental or simply just your own car.

  • There are a couple Chicago O’Hare departures by train to downtown area and Forest Park.
  • Traveling by bus is possible with numbers 250 and 330 that travel to the center. There is also an express airport service bus for more direct routes. If your final destination is not Chicago, there are also regional buses with ORD airport departures that run to Illinois, Iowa and Indiana.
  • Taxi travel to the center takes 30 minutes and costs around USD 35, depending on your destination.
  • You can rent a car at many car rental companies such as Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty, Dollar, Avis, Advantage and many more.
Terminals at the O’Hare airport

The airport has 4 terminals. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are only for the domestic Chicago ORD departures (except United which also operates international flights at terminal 1) while Terminal 5 is only used for the international routes. Travel between the terminal can be on the ATS train that runs 24/7 every 5-10 minutes.

O’Hare international airport departures

There are no fewer than 8 options for Chicago Airport departures regarding the runways. All of them are between 7,500 and 13,000 feet in length to accommodate most planes in size to land or take off. All those millions of people deal with almost 1 million aircraft movements a year. There is enough capacity to grow further. Looking at the terminals, you will not be surprised that most O’Hare airport departures are domestic flights. Many routes flown are to Los Angeles, Denver and Dalles / Fort Worth in Texas. If you have an international flight, no one will be surprised that it is to London-Heathrow, flown with American Airlines, British Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.