O'Hare Modernization Program (OMP)

OMP
O’Hare’s delay reduction and capacity enhancement program
O'Hare Modernization Program
​A bold, comprehensive plan with projects that provide operational benefits to airlines and customers while being mindful of the environment.​​​
Past, Present and Future
The History of the OMP
Did You Know?
Catch up on past OMP events and milestones as well as find out what is planned for the future.
Program Details
Runways, western terminal campus, and supporting infrastructure
Runways, Western Terminal Campus and Supporting Infrastructure
The scope of the OMP is consistent with the original vision: one new runway, three relocated runways, two runway extensions and a western terminal campus.
Costs and Funding
An $8.7 billion project
An $8.7 Billion Project
The project is funded with airport bonds, passenger facility charges and federal grants.
Job Creation and Economic Activity
The OMP - An Economic Engine
The OMP - An Economic Engine
The OMP is projected to create up to 195,000 new jobs and add an additional $18 billion in annual economic activity to our region.
Land Acquisition
Land and Cemeteries
Land and Cemeteries
Land acquisition and relocation of an on-airport cemetery provided capacity enhancement opportunities.
Job Creation and Economic Activity
The OMP - An Economic Engine
The OMP - An Economic Engine
Projected to create up to 195,000 new jobs and add an additional $18 billion in annual economic activity to our region.