The installations of the EV charging stations supports the City of Chicago's goal to reduce Chicago's greenhouse gas emissions to 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, as outlined in the .
Thirty-two public, Level II electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available at O'Hare. The Level II EV chargers (240-Volt) are capable of fully charging an EV in approximately three to eight hours.
Fourteen public, Tesla supercharger stations are available at the Chicago Travel Plaza (Mobil Station) located at Higgins Road and Patton Drive. The superchargers are only available to Tesla vehicles and are capable of fully charging an EV in less than an hour.
Five public, Level II EV charging stations are available at Midway. The existing Level II EV chargers are 240-Volt, 32-Amp stations, capable of fully charging an EV in approximately three to eight hours.
Payment is accepted via major credit and debit cards.
The benefits of installing EV charging stations at O'Hare and Midway International Airports:
To reduce vehicle emissions, the CDA operates alternatively-fueled and hybrid fleet vehicles at O'Hare. The fleet includes:
The CDA operates alternatively-fueled and hybrid fleet vehicles at Midway also.
The CDA provides preferred parking for hybrid vehicles at O'Hare. In most lots premier parking spaces are available for Hybrid Vehicles. Look for available spots with Hybrid Vehicle Only signs. There are over 60 designated spaces, including 32 in the O’Hare Main Parking Garage as well as in surface parking lots.
In addition to electric vehicle charging stations, the CDA provides preferred parking for hybrid vehicles at Midway. This practice encourages employees and the public to operate low-emission hybrid vehicles around the airport instead of conventionally-fueled vehicles.
Spaces are located near the elevator lobbies in the parking garages and by the shuttle bus stops in the surface parking lots. For more information, please call (773) 838-0756.