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Chicago O'Hare International Airport Information

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located in Chicago, Illinois, and is one of the largest airports in the United States of America. At one point, it was the busiest airport in the world. Chicago O'Hare was named after military hero Edward O'Hare who fought in World War II and received the Medal of Honor. The airport officially opened in 1945 with four runways. Over a period of time, the airport began receiving so much air traffic that addition hangers, parking and other necessities had to be added.

There are seven runways at the O'Hare airport. The longest runway is just over 13,000 feet and the shortest one is 7,500 feet. Only one of the runways is made entirely of concrete. The rest are made of either asphalt or asphalt and concrete.

There are four terminals at Chicago O'Hare. Terminal 1 has two concourses and 53 gates. The second terminal, Terminal 2, has two concourses and 38 gates. Terminal 3 has four concourses and 80 gates. Terminal 5, known to many as the International Terminal, has one concourse and 21 gates. International flights arrive at this terminal.

The parking spaces at Chicago O'Hare International Airport is plentiful. For folks who are stopping briefly at the airport to pick up a loved one or friend, the Hourly Parking is a terrific idea. The rates are low and folks can get in and out of the airport relatively quickly. Daily Parking is a great place for people to park who plan to spend the day at the airport. Chicago O'Hare has three Economy Lots and they are Lots E, F and G. The prices vary a bit due to how close each lot is to the airport, but all are economically priced. In addition to this, there is a shuttle service that brings people to where they need to be. Valet Parking is an excellent option at Chicago O'Hare and provides great service to residents and guests. A Cell Phone Lot is available for drivers to park for free while they are waiting for their passengers to arrive from the airport.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport has been in a number of movies, which include Home Alone and Home Alone 2. There is a medical clinic at the airport for passengers and airport personnel. The clinic is named the O'Hare Medical Clinic.

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