Facility Data

Airport Property

The entire O'Hare International Airport complex resides on over 7,200 acres and is located within the City of Chicago. The airport straddles Cook and DuPage counties.

 

Airport Terminals​

Aircraft Gates

As of April 2016, there are 189​ gates at O'Hare. The two hub carriers lease the majority of these gates:

  • American Airlines: 68 gates
  • United Airlines: 79 gates

Terminal 1:

  • Concourse B: 22
  • Concourse C: 28

Terminal 2:

  • Concourse E: 17
  • Concourse F: 26

Terminal 3:

  • Concourse G: 25
  • Concourse H: 16
  • Concourse K: 17
  • Concourse L: 17

Terminal 5:

  • Concourse M: 21

 

Concessions


As of January 2017, the concessions count at O'Hare was:

  • 124 Food & Beverage locations
  • 91 News & Gifts, Specialty Retail, Duty Free & Services locations

Total concessions equals 172,265 square feet within the airport.
Details on concessions can be found on the Shopping and Food and Beverages pages.

Airfield Runways

There are currently eight active runways at O'Hare.  

The table below provides a few facts about the existing runways:

Runways Length Year Opened
Runway 4L/22R 7,500 ft 1943
Runway 9R/27L 7,967 ft 1943
Runway 15/33 9,685 ft 1957 (originally named 14R/32L / shortened 3,315 feet under OMP)
Runway 10L/28R 13,000 ft 1968 (extended 3,000 feet under OMP)
Runway 4R/22L 8,075 ft 1971
Runway 9L/27R 7,500 ft 2008
​Runway 10C/28C ​10,801 ft ​2013
Runway 10R/28L 7,500 ft 2015 


 
 

Landside

Automobile Parking

Total number of parking spaces at O'Hare: 22,837 
To learn more about parking at O'Hare, click here.

Automated Transit System

The Automated Transit System (ATS) provides free transit between all terminals and the remote parking lots.

  • 2.7 miles of elevated tracks
  • Capacity to move 2,400 passengers per hour
  • Connects Remote Parking, International Terminal 5 and the domestic terminals
 
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