Technology | Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)


Airport Wi-Fi

Unlimited free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout all terminals at O’Hare International Airport and is offered both pre- and post-security.

Follow these simple steps to access the Wi-FI network:

  1. Make sure the “Wi-Fi” function on device is turned ON.
    Devices supported include laptops, tablets and smartphones.
  2. Select “Boingo Hotspot” or _Free_ORD _Wi-Fi from your 'Settings' or 'Network Preference' menu.
  3. Launch an Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, etc.)
    Note: You must load a new non-https URL to prompt the Wi-Fi access page to load.
  4. ​ Under ORD Free Unlimited Wi-Fi, choose “Watch Ad to Connect”

If you are having difficulties accessing the O’Hare network with these instructions, please reach out to Boingo Wireless Customer Care at (800) 880-4117.


Power Stations

Power Stations are seated workstations with counter space and AC outlets, providing travelers with a convenient area to recharge electronic devices such as laptops, cellphones and mobile devices at no charge.

Each Power Station is equipped with four to eight seating positions, with one wheelchair accessible workstation. They can be found throughout the terminals.


Some airlines may also offer seats equipped with power outlets in their gate waiting areas. Check your individual seat for availability.

Flight Information Displays

McCormick Place
Flight Information Displays located in the McCormick Place Convention Center lobby provide real-time flight information for O'Hare.